30 Players: AL East Brimming With Breakout PotentialGleyber Torres, Rafael Devers, Vlad Guererro Jr. There's a lot of young stars waiting to break out in the AL East.
Giants Lose To Yankees 5-2 As Rough Road Trip Comes To An EndNathan Eovaldi pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira hit early solo home runs and the New York Yankees beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 Sunday to complete a 6-4 homestand that likely was too little and too late to keep management from selling off players ahead of the Aug. 1 trade deadline.
A's Fall To Red Hot YankeesOne month after a sluggish start dropped them into the cellar of the AL East, the New York Yankees are the hottest team in the majors.
Say Hey Rod: Alex Rodriguez Matches Willie Mays Milestone With Homer 660Rodriguez connected off Junichi Tazawa of the Boston Red Sox in the 8th inning Friday night to reach the milestone with his 6th home run in a successful return from a yearlong drug suspension.
Keidel: Giving Thanks For SportsSince we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let's look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Former Athletics Pitcher Brad Halsey, 33, Dies After 100-Foot FallFormer major league pitcher Brad Halsey has died in a recreational climbing accident. He was 33.
6 Most Overpaid AthletesBecause we think that extra million is just one too many.
5 Things You May Have Missed: Cliff Lee Farts On Camera, A-Rod 'Mocumentary' And Jack White At WrigleyFrom Cliff Lee breaking wind off the mound to a Browns fan relieving himself on Art Modell’s grave, here are the five stories you may have missed this week.
5 Fantasy Baseball Players You Shouldn't Bank On In The 2nd HalfIf you’ve been playing fantasy sports long enough, you know it’s not the guys you pick up in round one and two that put your team in the playoffs, but those gems you added in the later rounds. Did you get laughed at when you picked up Scott Kazmir? Who is laughing now? But don't fall completely in love with that early season steal; a few weeks of slumping could simply be reversion to the mean. Here are our picks for players to keep on a short leash in the 2nd half of your fantasy baseball campaign:
Daily Madden: Derek Jeter Deserving Of All-Star FanfareYankee shortstop Derek Jeter is expected to start for the American League in the All-Star game Tuesday night in his last season playing professional baseball.
A's Beat Yankees After Strong Start With Crisp, Norris HomersDerek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.
Slumping Yankees Cool Off Streaking A's, 2-1Masahiro Tanaka tamed the highest-scoring team in the majors and the New York Yankees stopped a four-game skid, beating Oakland 2-1 Thursday and ending the Athletics' five-game winning streak.