| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The last time the New York Yankees went on a comparable holiday shopping spree, they won the World Series in 2009 after missing the playoffs the previous season.
The franchise's lone title in the past 13 years came after the Bombers opened the checkbook...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:42 AM
The New York Yankees had an eventful few days in Panama in mid-March, celebrating the career of retired closer Mariano Rivera and letting him show them around his homeland.
Aside from getting no hits in one of their two exhibition games against the Miami...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come.
No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
I hear them coming from the southwest. They are yelling, what? They are yelling, "Ma-Kun! Ma-Kun!"
As your loyal sentinel out here on Connecticut's Munson-Nixon Line — dart gun loaded with New York tabloid hyperbole in one hand and blowgun full of...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Los Yankees nunca se han andado de puntillas cuando se trata de reforzar su plantel y esta vez no ha sido la excepción.
Tras perder en el dominicano Robinson Canó a quizá su mejor unidad de los últimos cinco años, la novena de Nueva York hurgó en sus...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Huff. Miller. Marshall.
No, not Sam Huff, Dennis Miller and Jim Marshall.
David Huff. Jim Miller. Brett Marshall.
Clinging desperately to the shreds known as their wild-card hopes, the Yankees and Joe Girardi did only what Phil Hughes, Joba...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:35 PM
It seems the only thing Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig hasn’t been able to do in the last month is earn a spot in the All-Star game. Fans voted Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman into the final National League spot in the Tuesday game...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:34 PM
The voting ends at 4 p.m. Thursday and let's be abundantly clear. Whoever the fans pick for the final two spots in the 2013 All-Star Game Final Vote is swell by me.
Forget the OPS.
Forget WAR, wOBA and all the numerical obscurities.
When it comes to...
| May 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Robinson Cano finally hit a home run at Kauffman Stadium, Vernon Wells went deep for the second straight game and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Sunday to wrap up a three-game sweep.
Hiroki Kuroda (5-2) allowed only a sacrifice...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 8:11 PM
CC Sabathia stands nearly as tall and probably twice as wide as the Yankee Stadium right-field foul pole that Nate McLouth did or did not hit in the sixth inning of this early October night.
At 6-7 and, oh, 290, pounds, Sabathia stands nearly as tall...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:04 PM
Derek Jeter belted a two-run homer, CC Sabathia went eight innings for the third straight time and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on an encouraging Friday night.
It began with closer Mariano Rivera's announcement that he plans to...
| Sep 2, 2012
Curtis Granderson and his team-leading 34 home runs left in the second inning for New York Presbyterian Hospital. Tight hamstring was the word.
Plate discipline, late-inning relief, an opponent bending under the weight of a crowd rising to the...