Back down? Yankees don't have to with CC Sabathia backing them up.
Nothing here marks the essence of pure competition like Yankees vs. Red Sox.
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 eyes of the baseball world will be focused on two of the game's grand old men -- Pedro Martinez and Andy Pettitte -- in Game 6 of the World Series on Wednesday night.
News and notes from around spring training.
In defeating the Yankees, it's one opportunity down and two to go for the Indians. Their days of flying under the radar are history.
First, he's playing for the Dominican, then the U.S. But A-Rod is only committed to one team -- the Yankees.
The new-look All-Star Game has 11 first-time starters and four from the World Series champion Red Sox.
Martinez dominated his old nemesis for eight innings, Cliff Floyd and Carlos Beltran homered and the Mets hit four sacrifice flies in a 6-4 Subway Series victory Friday night.
After Pedro Martinez dominated his old nemesis, Hideki Matsui and Bernie Williams rallied the New York Yankees to victory in the first Subway Series of the season.
Carlos Beltran and the New York Mets agreed Sunday to try to structure a $119 million, seven-year contract, a lawyer involved in the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday.
When Derek Jeter came across Pedro Martinez at Legends Field last month, the Yankees' captain wasn't surprised the longtime Boston ace was meeting with New York owner George Steinbrenner.
Game 7. This isn't just the deciding game of the 2004 ALCS. This is the culmination for every Yankees-Red Sox showdown since Babe Ruth was traded.
Pedro Martinez has a new "Daddy." His name is Jon Lieber.
So what does it feel like to hear a stadium crammed with Yankees fans chant "Who's Your Daddy?"? Apparently pretty darn good, writes Jim Caple.
Gary Sheffield, Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada homered off an ineffective Pedro Martinez, and Mike Mussina gave the Yankees another excellent outing Sunday in New York's 11-1 rout of the Boston Red Sox.