It's been a couple of decades since the Blue Jays captured their city's fancy, but the times they are a-changin' in Toronto, writes Jerry Crasnick.
From Big Papi to Big Puma to Kung Fu Panda, baseball's current crop of players are continuing the sport's long and illustrious tradition of catchy nicknames.
From 3,000 hits (Derek Jeter) to 600 home runs (Jim Thome), there are a number of milestones that could be reached in the weeks and months ahead.
If you're searching for the pulse of the Red Sox, look no further than infielders Kevin Youkilis and Dustin Pedroia.
This offseason in the AL East the Red Sox went big, the Blue Jays got rid of a huge contract, the Rays watched a cornerstone leave, the Orioles stuck with their plan and the Yankees -- well, it's not yet clear what they accomplished.
In one year, out the next. That's the way it continues to be for several teams in their never-ending quest to fill one specific position.
While Opening Day is fast approaching, several teams are still uncertain about who their leadoff hitter will be.
Scott Boras told reporters that Bay's negotiations have no bearing on Holliday's pursuit of a new home, because Holliday is so much more versatile and well-rounded a player.
No matter what obstacles arise, the Red Sox believe that plastic wrap will adorn the locker stalls come October.
With the All-Star Game now in the rearview mirror, Jerry Crasnick looks ahead to the top nine story lines heading into the second half of the season.
"Starting 9" breaks down the top base stealers in the game, leading off with the Mets' Jose Reyes.
Some teams have made major upgrades to their lineups, and others have lost significant parts. Here are the best and worst in baseball.
The Red Sox reveled after surviving the ALCS, and now enter the World Series as the favorites against Colorado.
Now that the Red Sox have outbid the rival Yankees, among others, they have to get busy and bring Daisuke Matsuzaka to Boston.
The Yankees have scored 39 runs in three games, and have left the Red Sox completely shaking their heads in disbelief.
For Johnny Damon and Doug Mirabelli, Monday at Fenway Park was indeed a night they won't soon forget.