Robinson Cano was not expecting a sinker from Sergio Mitre on a simple relay throw to second, so when the ball tailed away from the bag, Cano was... Read more
It was a no-doubter.
When Jorge Posada connected in the bottom of the eighth inning Tuesday night, Yankee fan Alan Ott knew where the home run... Read more
The game ended with the Yankees enjoying another giddy celebration on the field, but a more fitting snapshot of their 4-3, 11-inning victory over... Read more
TORONTO - The Red Sox were stuck. They had their rock, the just-completed series against the Rangers, in which they lost the final two games and... Read more
TORONTO - Up until Tuesday night, when he caught a glimpse of Ricky Romero’s name as that evening’s Toronto starter, Clay Buchholz thought he had... Read more
TORONTO - While desperation might not have crept into their minds as they limped out of Texas Sunday, the games have become more urgent for the Red... Read more
Jason Varitek rooted his left leg in the wet dirt 6 inches to the left of home plate, at the mercy of a 235-pound man sprinting at full speed, and... Read more
The boos came down quickly. They accompanied Terry Francona on his walk from the dugout to the mound, and on the walk back.
But for once, they... Read more
Paul Byrd shuffled a baseball through his fingers, a brief nervous tick, as he sat in front of the lights and cameras and questioners. Most... Read more
TORONTO - When you start throwing around comparisons to the 1998 Yankees, you know it's an extraordinary season.
Joe Girardi's team accomplished... Read more
TORONTO - Joe Girardi said Saturday he would refrain from using Mariano Rivera for more than one inning during the rest of the regular... Read more
TORONTO - The YES Network won't be showing Sunday's game as a "Yankees Classic" any time soon.
The Yankees' 14-8 loss in Toronto might not mean... Read more
TORONTO - Reliever Jesse Crain spent much of the season trying to throw hard and not mixing his pitches, and eventually he spent five weeks at... Read more
TORONTO - Know that flicker of playoff hope the Twins think they have? The force of John McDonald's home run might have blown it out... Read more
TORONTO - Carl Pavano likes pitching for the Twins. And the Twins certainly like him.
And it's outings like Wednesday's that can go a long way... Read more
TORONTO - Twins righthander Scott Baker has been on a big roll down the stretch, but wasn't his sharpest Thursday.
He walked the leadoff batter,... Read more
Tuesday's revelation that Andy Pettitte is battling shoulder fatigue raised a batch of questions for the Yankees as October approaches, but Sergio... Read more
The book says you bring in the lefthander to neutralize the lefthanded bat.
Hideki Matsui hopes opposing managers keep reading that... Read more
TORONTO - -One thing that has distinguished rookie phenom Chris Tillman from other heralded young Orioles pitchers in the past is that he generally... Read more
TORONTO - -Orioles manager Dave Trembley had Tuesday night set up the way he wanted it.
His top two relievers were poised to hold a three-run... Read more
TORONTO - -In another season of consistent failure, the Orioles hit a new low Wednesday night by reaching a season high with their 7-3 loss to the... Read more
At some point, a young pitcher is given an opportunity. Last night, Michael Bowden got his.
With Josh Beckett scratched because of back spasms,... Read more
Some were packing up, heading home to see family and friends. Some headed for a drink and a seat by a television. Some were staying in the players’... Read more
Early yesterday morning, sitting in a charter plane about a mile over a small airport in Stafford, Va., Terry Francona noticed his cellphone start... Read more
Orioles manager Dave Trembley was aware of what had happened the last two times he was given a vote of confidence by president of baseball... Read more
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