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  1. Lackey steps up to right Sox ship

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON -- On the verge of their first four-game losing streak this season, the Red Sox turned to starting pitcher John Lackey on Saturday afternoon to bury any thoughts that the American League's best team was beginning to struggle during the dog day...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  2. Over/under: Wins for Yankees

    David Schoenfield

    The New York Yankees were the best team in the American League in 2011. They won 97 games. Their projected runs scored and allowed totals of 867 and 657 project to 101 wins. They came up short in the playoffs, done in by a lack of timely hitting. ...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  3. 2012 Spring Training -- New York Yankees should bat Alex Rodrigue...

    Wallace Matthews

    It'd make sense to put Cano in A-Rod's cleanup spot. Too bad it won't happen.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  4. Yankees-Blue Jays Preview

    Yankees-Blue Jays Preview

    Preview | June 03, 2010
  5. Meet the Mets

    Bob Klapisch

    After a flurry of glitzy press conferences, Bob Klapisch wonders if the Mets have suddenly become New York's best team.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2005
  6. Top 10 lineups in the majors

    Buster Olney

    Kendrys Morales is still looking for work, and so is Nelson Cruz. But with almost all of the best hitters in place, we present the first in a series of our annual top-10 team rankings: the best lineups. As one executive noted: "When y...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  7. New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tampa Bay Rays among best ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft analyzes the schedules to see which teams have the best and worst matchups for their hitters down the stretch.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  8. Site of old Yankee Stadium serves good purpose

    Jim Caple

    "The House That Ruth Built" is gone, but hardly forgotten by the kids who use the diamonds at Heritage Field on the site of the old Yankee Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  9. Yankees-Tigers Preview

    Yankees-Tigers Preview

    Preview | October 15, 2012
  10. Why each team can win it all

    David Schoenfield

    With help from the blog network writers, here are reasons each team can win the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals 1. A potent, balanced lineup. The Cardinals had the best on-base percentage in baseball, including four starters -- Matt Holliday, J...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  11. Teams best positioned for October run

    Buster Olney

    When Major League Baseball put its new set of playoff rules in place, nobody knew exactly how the changes would shape the decisions of managers and general managers and players. Nobody knew for sure if some unforeseen circumstance might emerge, alter...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  12. The status of each playoff contender heading into postseason - ML...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at all 10 playoff teams and evaluates their statuses heading into the postseason.

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  13. Hitter rankings: Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs have favorable ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft updates his top 125 hitter rankings and breaks down the stats to find which teams have the best and worst hitting matchups for the remainder of the season.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  14. AL teams best positioned for October

    Buster Olney

    We have arrived at that time of year when six-month projections no longer matter, and when, in one week, a journeyman call-up like Nate McLouth can impact a pennant race more than MVP candidates. Baseball is a summer-long game, but the last bricks of...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  15. What must go right for each AL contender to make the postseason -...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney runs through all of the current American League playoff contenders and says what must go right in the final month of the season for each team to have a shot at the postseason.

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2012
  16. Rangers-Yankees Preview

    Rangers-Yankees Preview

    Preview | August 12, 2012