1. Is 2009 or 2014 Spending Spree More to Blame for Yankees' Payroll Mess?

    Zero. That's how many dollars the New York Yankees spent on major league free agents this winter. Considering they've got MLB 's second-highest payroll and a well-earned reputation for cutting cartoonish checks, that's sort of a big deal...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 hour ago 14 reads 0 comments

  2. Xander Bogaerts Quietly Becoming Crown Jewel of Red Sox's Homegrown Bumper Crop

    It's too obvious to call Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts an X-factor (get it?). And it's an understatement to simply call him a factor in Boston's rise to the top of the American League East standings...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 hours ago 3,632 reads 14 comments

  3. Reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson Gets 'Crunk' to Adele for Workouts

    ( Warning: Video contains NSFW language.) Nothing gets the reigning American League MVP pumped for a workout quite like.....

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 days ago 25,119 reads 9 comments

  4. Kevin Kiermaier Injury: Updates on Rays OF's Hand and Recovery

    Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier suffered two fractures in his left hand when he attempted to dive for a ball during his team's game against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 5,896 reads 3 comments

  5. Hal Steinbrenner Comments on Yankees' Struggles, Coaching Staff, More

    The New York Yankees moved to 17-22 on Wednesday with a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks , but owner Hal Steinbrenner is not happy his team is in last place in the American League East...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 5,736 reads 10 comments

  6. Blue Jays' 2016 Struggles Putting Toronto in Danger of Becoming 1-Year Wonder

    What a difference a season can make. In 2015, the Toronto Blue Jays were the undisputed big bashers of MLB . They paced the pack in runs, home runs, OPS and a host of other offensive categories...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 days ago 18,148 reads 92 comments

  7. David Ortiz Discusses Retirement from Baseball, Time with Red Sox, More

    David Ortiz has arguably been one of the best hitters in baseball in the early portion of the season, leading the MLB in slugging percentage (.674) and OPS (1.069). That is making his decision to retire after this season hard to grasp...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 days ago 7,646 reads 27 comments

  8. Hanley Ramirez Drops Shirtless Videobomb on Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez appears to be in a good mood. Maybe it's because his numbers have significantly improved after a disappointing 2015 season. (He's batting ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 days ago 4,464 reads 9 comments

  9. Jackie Bradley Jr. Has Successfully Turned Potential into Red Sox Stardom

    We've jumped the gun on Jackie Bradley Jr. before. And if we didn't, all of New England did. The fans. The media. The Boston Red Sox players...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 days ago 18,775 reads 48 comments

  10. Carlos Beltran Hits 400th Career Home Run: Latest Comments and Reaction

    New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran hit his 400th career home run in the bottom of the sixth inning of Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox ...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 10 days ago 7,066 reads 16 comments

  11. David Ortiz Building on Clutch Legend, Gunning for Historic Farewell Season

    How much will David Ortiz add to the legend in his final season? Based on the early returns, as much as he can...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 22,229 reads 55 comments

  12. David Ortiz Caps Big Day with Walk-Off Double in Win over Astros

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz had quite a day at Fenway Park on Saturday versus the Houston Astros . The retiring slugger hit a third-inning solo home run, No...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 11 days ago 31,807 reads 31 comments

  13. David Ortiz Passes Ernie Banks, Eddie Mathews for 22nd Place on MLB's HR List

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz hit the 513th home run of his career during the bottom of the third inning of Saturday's game against the Houston Astros ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 11 days ago 4,133 reads 15 comments

  14. Logan Forsythe Injury: Updates on Rays 2B's Shoulder and Return

    Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Logan Forsythe has been placed on the disabled list as he nurses a left shoulder injury. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 days ago 1,889 reads 1 comments

  15. Luis Severino Injury: Updates on Yankees Pitcher's Triceps and Return

    New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino made an early exit from his start against the Chicago White Sox on Friday after suffering a triceps injury. He's been placed on the disabled list, per Jesse Spector of Sporting News...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 days ago 4,075 reads 7 comments

  16. Red Sox's High-Octane Offense Fueling Rise Back to MLB Prominence

    No matter where you live, what time it is or whether they're even playing at the moment, you can bet that the Boston Red Sox just scored. That's the way it's been going for them lately...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 11,461 reads 37 comments

  17. Red Sox Score Double-Digit Runs for 4th Consecutive Game vs. Astros

    The 2016 Boston Red Sox continue to roll offensively, as they became the fourth American League team ever to score at least 11 runs in four consecutive games in Thursday's matchup against the Houston Astros ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 13 days ago 3,257 reads 9 comments

  18. Chase Headley Records 1st Extra-Base Hit of 2016 Season with Home Run vs. Royals

    New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley ended a lengthy extra-base-hit drought Thursday with a second-inning two-run homer against the Kansas City Royals . Headley's last extra-base hit, a double, came on Sept...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 13 days ago 4,821 reads 17 comments

  19. Red Sox Become 1st Team Since 1999 to Score 13+ Runs in 3 Straight

    The Boston Red Sox scored 13 or more runs in each contest of a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics , becoming the first team since the 1999 Cleveland Indians to plate 13-plus runs in three consecutive games, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 14 days ago 1,006 reads 0 comments

  20. What If the Yankees Became 2016 Trade-Deadline Sellers?

    It's looking like not even the New York Yankees can outrun losing forever, and that raises a question. What would it look like if they decided to make the best of a bad situation? ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 14 days ago 49,751 reads 78 comments

  21. Red Sox's Steven Wright Taking Reins as MLB's New Knuckleball King

    Knuckleball pitchers stick together. They understand each other in a way that no one else can. They ask each other questions that no one else can answer...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 14 days ago 24,370 reads 12 comments

  22. Aroldis Chapman Comments on 1st Appearance with Yankees in Win vs. Royals

    New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman made his debut against the Kansas City Royals on Monday and was flattered by the reaction he received from the home crowd. "It was incredible," he said through a translator, per ESPN...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 16 days ago 3,497 reads 4 comments

  23. Aroldis Chapman's Comeback Gives Lifeless Yankees a Must-Watch Spark

    Finally, over the weekend, the New York Yankees generated a little excitement. Finally, Yankee Stadium had some life in back-to-back wins over the Boston Red Sox . You'd have thought Aroldis Chapman was on the mound...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 17 days ago 14,544 reads 21 comments

  24. David Price Comments on Recent Struggles, Dustin Pedroia's Advice

    Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price said Sunday he is confident he will turn his season around. This comes after teammate Dustin Pedroia went up to Price before Boston's Sunday ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 17 days ago 7,296 reads 9 comments

  25. David Price's Latest Dud Turns Slow Start with Red Sox into Real Concern

    The Boston Red Sox made a $217 million bet that David Price would be the ace they badly needed. And at first , it seemed like he would be...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 18 days ago 35,216 reads 53 comments