Anibal Sanchez might be the Tigers' No. 3 starter, but he no-hit the Red Sox through six innings as Detroit won Game 1.
Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington took the team that finished last in the AL East a season ago and made it into a title contender.
Free-agent first baseman James Loney has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Tampa Bay Rays pending a physical exam, said a baseball source.
Cliff Lee tossed his third consecutive shutout; just don't ask him to analyze how he's piled up all these zeros. He doesn't think about that stuff; he just pitches.
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.
For numerous teams, the DH spot has been nothing short of an offensive wasteland in the first month of the season.
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.
John Lackey and the Red Sox agreed to a five-year deal, according to Jayson Stark.
Several teams have experienced plot twists since spring training, as strengths have become weaknesses and vice versa.
Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein spoke with A.J. Burnett's agent by phone Tuesday to express the team's interest in the free-agent right-hander, a baseball source said.
The Red Sox crushed the Indians' hopes and dreams last October. They'll try to do the same to the young Tampa Bay Rays.
For the third time in the last five years, the Red Sox are faced with a do-or-die situation in the ALCS. Up on the hill for the Sox in Thursday's Game 5 against the Rays, will be Daisuke Matsuzaka.
In the latest "pinch us" moment from a feel-good season, the Rays pulled even in the ALCS with a 9-8, 11-inning victory over the Red Sox.
Daisuke Matsuzaka flirted with a no-hitter into the seventh inning and came away with a masterful performance in the Red Sox's victory in Game 1 over the Rays.
No matter what obstacles arise, the Red Sox believe that plastic wrap will adorn the locker stalls come October.
Teams with the deepest, most balanced rotations stand the best chance of making an October run. We rank each team based on its 1-2-3 starters.