| Apr 5, 2015
Derek Jeter is gone, the final remaining link to the New York Yankees' last dynasty. He left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees' 7-0 win over the Houston Astros.
"It was fun," Rodriguez said. "It was quite interesting, after 20...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:56 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Nola, who faced major league hitters for the first time in his career Friday at Bright House Field, didn't get a chance to talk to Cole Hamels before his outing.
Hamels would have advised him: Don't try to do too much....
| Mar 11, 2015
| 3:30 AM
Rule 5 pick Jason Garcia doesn’t have much time to impress the Orioles this spring training, and he’s facing an uphill climb to crack a crowded bullpen. But despite not having the cleanest inning in the Orioles' 3-1 win over the New York ...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 4:00 PM
J.J. Hardy pondered the hypothetical question longer than most professional athletes might.
If he had not spent most of the 2014 season trying to play through a painful back injury that forced him to alter his swing and trade power for playing time,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Look beyond those massive snowbanks, past the forecast for the next winter storm, and focus on the trucks. Those glorious tractor-trailers will be packed with baseball equipment in Boston and New York before rolling south this week.
Spring training is...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Didi Gregorius, the Yankees' new shortstop, will be fun to watch develop over time. It's nice to see the Yankees, looking to fill the position for the first time in 20 years, go in the direction of youth and potential with an economically sound decision...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Hanley Ramirez received a qualifying offer from the Dodgers on Monday, the first stage of a free-agent process that is likely to end with the three-time All-Star signing with a different team.
Ramirez is expected to reject the proposal, which is...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:57 PM
Stephen Drew drove in four runs against his former team Sunday night and Brett Gardner homered among three hits as the New York Yankees took the rubber match of the three-game series with an 8-7 victory over the Red Sox in Boston.
Chase Headley added...