After years of rust, new ownership has steered the Dodgers back to elite status and the October stage.
Sooner or later, the Red Sox balloon was bound to burst. No franchise could be expected to sustain such a draining and taxing regimen for so long a time.
It's bigger than his right arm. It's more powerful than his cutter. What sets Mariano Rivera apart from teammates and opponents alike? His faith.
Bud Selig talks about parity, but winter moves shift the power in baseball even more firmly to the east. A salary cap or other equalizing measure would limit the ability of its biggest, most watched teams to dominate.
Emboldened after taking two of three games from the defending-champion Yankees in the Bronx, the Rangers find themselves in a position they have never been in before.
From the diamond to the the tennis courts, bigger, more powerful is better. Is height and strength pushing skill out of sports?
The Red Sox-Yankees opening act sets the season's storylines in motion.
The names and fortunes of the Yankees and Red Sox may change, but a new season renews the biggest rivalry in baseball, Howard Bryant writes.
Did the Yankees buy a World Series celebration? Their money didn't hurt, but that $207 million payroll is the least of baseball's competitive-balance problems.
While the Yankees returned to glory by winning the World Series, the inevitability of full-scale instant replay in baseball stood out as perhaps the most important aspect of the 2009 postseason.
The Yankees are still in command, but this World Series suddenly has a different feel as it swings to New York for Game 6 on Wednesday night.
The Phillies are in a better position than the Yankees to just barely take control with the World Series shifting to Citizens Bank Park.
The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies are the best teams not just in their respective leagues but also in all of baseball.
Boston's title in October, the second in four years, has produced a vindication for the Red Sox organization and has cemented a certain type of mood, a champion's mood.
The Yankees' great dynasty is nearing its end, but Joe Torre and company aren't ready to throw in the towel yet.