In one of the bigger shocks of the day, Major League Baseball has suspended San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay. Ken Rosenthal reported that it might be related to the trade Preller made with the Boston Red Sox involving pitcher Drew Pomeranz.
Over the past decade, the AL east has been defined as a rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox. This rivalry is no longer a rivalry as the Red Sox have all but fallen off the map. Today, the rest of the division seems to have caught up, with the Orioles, Rays and Jays all feeling like they could contend for the East division title in 2013.
Carl Crawford, who was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Los Angeles Dodgers in August, said that he regrets waiting until July to have Tommy John surgery and that he felt pressured by fans in Boston to play, even though he was hurt
The Red Sox struggles this season have not gone unnoticed. Find out why boosting their morale with wins is the only thing that will hold this team together.
On this week’s version of Around the Horn we look at the Valentine-Youkilis Saga, Remember Jackie Robinson’s impact on the Sport, discuss Ozzie’s return from suspension, and preview the Matt Kemp / Ryan Braun Matchup.
We have compiled a list of baseball’s biggest rivalries and some key facts about each so that when push comes to shove, you can take a side and defend it to the death.
The American League East should be extremely competitive this year, with just about everyone making bold moves to upgrade – even the Baltimore Orioles.
This is the second in a four part series that covers AL & NL teams that hold Spring Training in the Cactus League (Arizona) and the Grapefruit League (Florida).
Find your favorite team, slap on the sunscreen, and get ready to enjoy some Spring Training Baseball.
It’s crunch time as the 2010 MLB season is coming to a close. Let’s decide who has what it takes to come away with a division title in the American League and who will get the final wild card spot.