Justin Verlander should become the first back-to-back AL Cy Young winner since Pedro Martinez of the 1999-2000 Red Sox.
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.
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.
The Red Sox' antics of late are seemingly doing the impossible -- making people root for the Yankees.
A scout watching the Yanks-Sox series weighs in on Jose Contreras, Jason Giambi and Pedro vs. The Rocket.