Tristan H. Cockcroft discusses the impact the cutter is having this season and whether many of the early breakouts appear to be legitimate.
The Red Sox released John Smoltz.
Atlanta is one of the teams in conversation with the Boston Red Sox about veteran right-hander Brad Penny, according to sources, at a time when the Red Sox have been doing their own research on Braves right fielder Jeff Francoeur.
The Red Sox were informed Thursday in Texas that their offer to Mark Teixeira -- something in the range of $165 million to $170 million -- was short by upwards of $20 million.
Yankees GM Brian Cashman was set to meet with pitcher CC Sabathia on Sunday.
There is something wrong with the sentence that follows here: The Royals go for a sweep against the Yankees.
What must go right, what could go wrong? A team-by-team look at the American League.
Buster Olney's Game 4 instant analysis of the Red Sox-Yankees series.
Buster Olney's Game 3 instant analysis of the Red Sox-Yankees series.
Buster Olney's Game 1 instant analysis.
Johan Santana against the Yankees is just one of the more intriguing clashes ahead in the Division Series.
The Red Sox swept the A's in impressive fashion, and have now won 14 of their last 15 games.
The Red Sox outscored the Angels 26-17 and in the process swept the three-game series.
The Red Sox scored early and often against Jose Contreras to win the finale of their series with the Yankees.
With Lieber, Sturtze and Contreras to pitch in Fenway, the Yankees will see how much another starter is needed.
Will the Big Unit get traded? Can the Cubs come back and win the NL Central? Stay tuned.