| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:23 PM
NEW YORK — Some very big, familiar pieces of New York City sports history are going on the auction block — courtesy of a baseball star.
The 10-foot high letters that spelled "Yankee Stadium" atop the original Bronx ballpark, which was...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:17 AM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez will not play in the New York Yankees' exhibition opener against Philadelphia in Clearwater on Tuesday.
Back from a season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract, Rodriguez...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:49 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Masahiro Tanaka has thrown 21 pitches in his first bullpen session of the year at the New York Yankees' minor league complex.
The workout Thursday came one day before Yankees pitchers and catchers report for spring training.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 1:56 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph.
Pettitte (46), Posada (20) and Williams...
| Feb 12, 2015
Roger Maris, Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson and other baseball greats turned up routinely around town when Fort Lauderdale hosted the New York Yankees' spring training.
Broward County's 34-year link to one of baseball's most storied teams ended in 1995,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:59 PM
There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election:
Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 3:11 PM
Not one to show emotion, Orioles general manager Hank Peters whooped it up one mid-October day in 1983. That afternoon, Baltimore clinched the World Series with a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. That evening, Peters learned that his first...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:49 PM
On a day when Mother Nature brought the Lehigh Valley a winter wonderland, Jim Palmer had a crowd of over 600 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Fogelsville thinking much warmer thoughts.
Palmer was the keynote speaker at Wednesday's 17th annual...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:48 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The marquee of a restaurant in downtown San Francisco last week included a cryptic-sounding message:
"Let Panda Eat."
Another attempt to save an endangered species?
The panda in question was portly third baseman...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones admitted before Saturday's Game 2 of the American League Championship Series that he might need to be a little more patient at the plate for his team to get back into the series against the Kansas City Royals....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Ugh, it’s the Royals.
No team was more disliked by Angels fans during my salad days than the Kansas City Royals. They had the audacity to be the first expansion team to win an American League division title. It should have been the Halos.