In sports, there is nothing more exciting than an elimination game, and it’s why we, as fans, gravitate towards every single game 7, March Madness tournament, and Super Bowl. Fans expect teams to play their best with their backs against the wall – and most of the time they do.
Hiroki Kuroda, the team’s No. 2 starter, was forced to leave Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox after his right throwing hand was grazed by a Shane Victorino leadoff line single in the second inning.
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.
New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson suffered a fractured right forearm Sunday after being hit by a pitch in his first at-bat in a spring training game and will be out until at least the first week of May.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera cleared another hurdle in his recovery from knee surgery Friday morning when he faced hitters for the first time since his injury in a live batting practice session.
The New York Yankees have talked to Robinson Cano’s agent about a “significant” long-term contract for the star second baseman, owner Hal Steinbrenner said.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Tagging Up where we will cover Cole’s classless act of beaning Bryce, Rivera’s career threatening injury & why hustling is overrated in Major League Baseball.
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.
If you are looking to improve your chances of getting autographs from baseball players, follow up on some of these tips from Pete Van Mark of Autograph Seeker’s Diary.
The American League East should be extremely competitive this year, with just about everyone making bold moves to upgrade – even the Baltimore Orioles.