The New York Yankees and left-hander Andy Pettitte have finalized a contract for next season for $12 million plus awards bonuses, sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney.
Even the best teams in baseball have some flaws, things that should cause them concern as they chug toward October. Buster Olney waves some red flags.
By failing to make the postseason for the first time since 1995, the Yankees have finally been exposed for their years of signing older players and neglecting the draft.
The Mets have agreed to a trade with the Minnesota Twins to acquire Johan Santana for four prospects, pending the left-hander working out an extension with New York, sources told ESPN's Peter Gammons.
Baseball officials involved in the Johan Santana talks say the Mets have the best offer on the table, as the Twins looked to honor a request by the pitcher to resolve the situation.
The Twins may have reached the point where they have the best offers they are going to get from the Yankees and Red Sox for pitcher Johan Santana.
Within the internal discussions in the Yankees front office, there is a sense that the team is leaning toward putting Phil Hughes in a deal for Minnesota's Johan Santana.
A look at Friday's top matchups and the good, the bad, and the ugly from Thursday.
Will the Big Unit get traded? Can the Cubs come back and win the NL Central? Stay tuned.
Not surprisingly, AL teams dominated their counterparts from the NL during the first week of interleague play.
The consistency of the new Metrodome turf stands out, as does Pedro's inability to get swings and misses.
The Yankees needed a clutch outing to avoid a home sweep, and they got one from a member of their old guard.
LaTroy Hawkins and the Twins showed no fear in Game 1, heaping even more pressure on the Yankees.
Postseason success often comes down to scouting. That means knowing your opponent better than they do.