With the hot stove season in its early stages, executives give their thoughts on prominent questions that will make news over the next three months.
The Cardinals can't afford a loss in Game 5 with ace Adam Wainwright on the mound, writes Jerry Crasnick.
Great pitching will be on display when the Cardinals and Red Sox meet up in the 109th Fall Classic.
The Red Sox are desperate for an offensive spark. Perhaps they should make some changes to their lineup.
The Tigers are counting on Justin Verlander to come up big once again.
If you're searching for the pulse of the Red Sox, look no further than infielders Kevin Youkilis and Dustin Pedroia.
The cost-conscious Red Sox hope their high-risk, high-reward acquisitions will give them the slight boost they need in the AL East.
Jon Lester didn't just return after being diagnosed with cancer. He came back and threw a no-hitter.
In a baseball season that was long on the improbable and inspirational, Jon Lester is the last feel-good story standing.
Hideki Okajima and Jonathan Papelbon slammed the door shut on the Rockies in Game 2 as the Red Sox took a 2-0 lead in the World Series.
Through eight seasons -- four with the Red Sox -- as a manager, Terry Francona has grown accustomed to the fickle nature of public and media acceptance.
The Red Sox reveled after surviving the ALCS, and now enter the World Series as the favorites against Colorado.
The prospect of J.D. Drew receiving an October curtain call was an unlikely one. Until he drove the Red Sox one step closer to the World Series, that is.
Which C.C. Sabathia will show up in ALCS Game 5: the Cy Young Award candidate or the tentative left-hander with a 10.61 ERA this postseason?
The ALCS appears to be far from over after Trot Nixon led the Indians' 11th-inning onslaught, ending a long, draining night against his former team.
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.