Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.
When there are salaries to be dumped and superstars to be accommodated, it's time to talk trade.
Several starting pitchers who were counted on to make major contributions this year have been ineffective.
A scout watching the Yanks-Sox series weighs in on Jose Contreras, Jason Giambi and Pedro vs. The Rocket.