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  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Spring training news and notes on the Yankees, Red Sox, Jays and Rays

    Spring training news and notes on the Yankees, Red Sox, Jays and Rays
    The American League East has long been considered one of baseball’s toughest divisions, and that should hold true again in 2013. But it’s no longer a division dominated by a couple high-spending teams and the occasional upstart. Suddenly,...
  • Is Rivera the best closer of all time?

     Is Rivera the best closer of all time?
    Forever a cut above Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Let's be honest. Luis Gonzalez didn't exactly smoke his single off Mariano Rivera in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series. He fought off a cutter and fisted it just out of Derek Jeter's reach. But that's the...
  • Mariano Rivera expected to reveal plans to retire after 2013 season

    New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, 43, is expected to announce his plans to retire after the 2013 season on Saturday. The New York Post reported that a news conference is scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. EST. Rivera is Major League Baseball'...
  • Andrew, Austin Romine could turn Angels-Yankees into family feud

    Andrew, Austin Romine could turn Angels-Yankees into family feud
    NEW YORK—The Angels recalled infielder Andrew Romine from triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday, creating the potential for a family feud in the final two games of a four-game series against the New York Yankees. Romine is starting at shortstop...
  • Orioles-Yankees delayed (first pitch set for 8:20 p.m.)

    Orioles-Yankees delayed (first pitch set for 8:20 p.m.)
    First pitch of Thursday's Orioles-Yankees game has been delayed due to rain -- a heavy downpour, in fact. We are now being told that first pitch is tentatively scheduled for 8:20 p.m. The Orioles are still expected to hold a brief, pre-game ceremony...
  • Orioles down the stretch (Sept. 13)

    Orioles down the stretch (Sept. 13)
    [Back for its second year, "Down the Stretch" is a daily Orioles Insider blog that will set up the coming night for the O's and their American League competition as the push for the postseason continues.] About last night Jim Johnson's error and...
  • Orioles honor Mariano Rivera with bronze sculpture of a ball breaking a bat

    Orioles honor Mariano Rivera with bronze sculpture of a ball breaking a bat
    It took a while, but New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera finally got his sendoff in what was likely his final appearance at Camden Yards. A rain delay pushed back the Orioles' ceremony honoring the retiring Rivera. But when the future Hall of Famer...
  • Jim Johnson's error and wild pitch in the 9th inning help Yankees beat Orioles, 6-5

    Jim Johnson's error and wild pitch in the 9th inning help Yankees beat Orioles, 6-5
    The Orioles headed into this week's four-game series at home against the New York Yankees knowing they had a chance to bury one of their closest rivals in the American League wild-card race. They left Camden Yards for Toronto early this morning...
  • Hokies overcome anemic offense in victory at ECU

    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Frank Beamer has adopted a beauty-pageant theme for Virginia Tech this football season, conceding repeatedly that his Hokies "aren't too pretty yet." Given its offense and special teams, Tech wouldn't even rate as Miss...
  • Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one

    Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one
    They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996. The Yankees won,...