| Jul 7, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Jordan Walden planned to spend the All-Star break next week at Big Bear Lake with fellow reliever Bobby Cassevah. Those plans changed drastically --- for Walden and Cassevah --- on Thursday afternoon, when Walden was selected to replace New York......
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss Major League Baseball's All-Star game, which takes place Tuesday in Phoenix. Check back throughout the day for more responses and participate in the discussion by voting in the poll and leaving a comment of......
| Oct 7, 2010
| 2:42 AM
The New York Yankees became Major League Baseball's flagship franchise almost as much for the glamorous image they project as for the 27 titles in their trophy case.
From Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter, Joltin' Joe to A-Rod, the Yankees have almost always been...
| Apr 18, 2010
Geno Auriemma isn't exactly sure what defines a dynasty. How many years? How many championships?
But he knows they exist.
"I remember growing up in Philadelphia in the '60s, and people would ask, 'How's your basketball team?' You'd say, 'Pretty good,'...
| Apr 18, 2010
| 1:05 PM
Andy Pettitte dominated the Texas Rangers throughout eight innings Sunday afternoon, earning his second win of the season as the Yankees won their fourth straight game, 5-2.
The Yankees completed a three-game sweep of Texas before heading out on a nine-...
| May 12, 2010
Phil Hughes was sharp for seven innings and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 8-0 Wednesday to split a day-night doubleheader.
Hughes (5-0) struck out eight. Joba Chamberlain pitched the eighth and Mariano Rivera closed the game.
| Jul 13, 2010
| 12:26 PM
George Steinbrenner, who made his name synonymous with the revival of the New York Yankees as a dominant baseball team and leveraged multiple championships into business ventures that forever changed the economics of the sport, has died. He was 80....
| Jul 1, 2010
| 5:23 PM
Alex Rodriguez sent a drive to deep right field and turned excitedly toward the Yankees' dugout, expecting to see jubilant teammates jumping over the railing to celebrate a walk-off win.
Hang on a sec, A-Rod, it's only the eighth inning. Still need three...
| Mar 31, 2011
CC Sabathia pitched six workmanlike innings, Derek Jeter added a sacrifice fly in the seventh using his new stride-less swing and Mariano Rivera, wearing his socks high for perhaps the first time, earned his first save and 560th of his career. The Yankees...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 1:31 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - The 2011 salaries for the 844 major league baseball players on opening day rosters and disabled lists. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 1:42 PM
All ballplayers have one.
Mark McGwire had "Welcome to the Jungle," Chipper Jones famously uses "Crazy Train" and Mariano Rivera still enters Yankee Stadium to Metallica's "Enter Sandman."
Entrance songs can be mellow, combative, sometimes inspiring....