Red Sox-Royals Preview
Pitcher Joel Pineiro has reached preliminary agreement on a one-year deal for a guaranteed $4 million with the Boston Red Sox, multiple baseball sources said Wednesday.
The Red Sox have a whole lot of work to do just to become a legitimate contender next season.
Besides pitching, hitting and fielding, health is also part of the equation for postseason contenders.
How the rotations perform down the stretch should go a long way in determining which of the AL contenders advance to the postseason.
The Padres are contending due to smart hitting and great young pitching, says John Kruk.
Johan Santana of the Minnesota Twins and Curt Schilling of the Boston Red Sox are the leading contenders for the American League Cy Young Award, which will be announced this afternoon.
The Angels and Red Sox shared a common offseason goal, spend heavily to ensure they would be contenders.
A quick look at the playoff contenders heading into the final month of the regular season.