Alex Rodriguez has reported back to the New York Yankees' minor league complex, three days after he was diagnosed with a strained left quadriceps on the final day of his injury rehabilitation assignment.
After what happened to Paul Pierce, Boston sports fans wanted to make sure that one of their other favorite athletes was locked in for life. That happened yesterday when Dustin Pedroia and the Red Sox reportedly reached a long term deal that will keep in Boston for the rest of his career.
Former National League MVP Ryan Braun has been suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason in what appears to be the first of a series of suspensions resulting from baseball's investigation of a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.
Brett Gardner and Lyle Overbay each had three hits and drove in a run to back Hiroki Kuroda's seven strong innings, carrying the New York Yankees to a 5-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon.
Jacoby Ellsbury and Johnny Gomes homered, and Felix Doubront outpitched Andy Pettitte on Friday night to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the depleted New York Yankees in the opener of their three-game series.
2013 could be the final year that Mariano Rivera ever plays baseball. Love or hate the New York Yankees, this man has the respect of every player and fan. So what exactly makes the all-time saves leader so likable? A few things come to mind: