Here’s an in-depth breakdown of the Yankees’ NL East rivals:
Manager: Buck Showalter (ninth year)
Spring training site: Sarasota, Fla.
Key additions: The Orioles are among the many teams that have had an unusually quiet offseason, but at least they have a new shortstop. Manny Machado, who once appeared to be
The Rays have cut ties with established team physician Michael Reilly a week after a woman accused him of sexually abusing her eight-to-10 years ago.
Reilly had been suspended since the allegations surfaced, in a YouTube video published Jan. 17 on the woman’s page, and Tuesday the Rays announced
Zach Britton went south, Evan Longoria went west and the AL East tilted further to the north.
The Orioles revealed Wednesday that Britton had ruptured his right (landing) Achilles during a running exercise the previous day. He is due to have surgery Thursday and miss at least four months,
The Giants finally made their huge offseason splash.
After missing out on Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani, the team acquired Rays slugging third baseman Evan Longoria on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. The Giants sent infielder Christian Arroyo, veteran outfielder Denard Span and minor league pitchers Matt Krook and
The Rays are listening to offers for ace Chris Archer, closer Alex Colome and cornerstone third baseman Evan Longoria.
At the moment, Colome appears the most likely to be moved, with the Cardinals and, perhaps, the Mariners among the most likely suitors.
Including two option years, Archer is owed $33.75
Gary Sanchez hit his 31st homer of the season in the Yankees’ 13-5 blowout win over the Orioles, and the team’s official Twitter account mocked Tampa Bay’s Logan Morrison by posting “Gary Sanchez isn’t a home run hitter” with a clip of Yankees players laughing and putting their thumbs down.
BALTIMORE — Although the Yankees know Wednesday night’s washout with the Orioles has been rescheduled for Thursday at 1:35 p.m. and are not anticipating weather problems for three weekend games in Arlington, Texas, the Yankees don’t have a definitive plan for a three-game series against the Rays scheduled to begin
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A.J. Hinch conceded it was difficult to concentrate on baseball.
Like the rest of the Astros and Rangers who traveled halfway across the country to play a three-game series relocated to Florida because of Hurricane Harvey, the Houston manager had mixed emotions about being at Tropicana Field
The Mets’ 2017 opening-day roster now has some reach across the league. With the club going through a sell-off during its dreary campaign, ex-Mets are spread out as they try to help their new teams with the playoffs around the corner. Here’s a look at how the former Mets are
TAMPA, Fla. — The three major professional sports teams based in the Tampa Bay area say they have “dedicated funds” to help remove a Confederate monument from the city.
The NFL’s Buccaneers, NHL’s Lightning and Rays of Major League Baseball issued a joint statement Thursday saying they’re working with the Greater
While the Yankees waited on whether Sonny Gray would be heading to The Bronx from Oakland, some of their flaws finally caught up to them in a 5-3 loss to the Rays on Sunday.
Jordan Montgomery was knocked out in the third inning — in part because of Joe Girardi’s newfound
If there is pressure to produce when you get traded before the deadline to a contender, Lucas Duda certainly isn’t feeling it.
Two days after he was dealt from the Mets to the Rays, Duda thrust what would become a 5-4 Yankee win into jeopardy in the eighth inning Saturday at
Brett Gardner has shown a flair for the dramatic against Tampa Bay.
His bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth gave the Yankees a 5-4 win over the Rays on Saturday in The Bronx.
It was the sixth straight win for the Yankees, who started the day in first place in
Lucas Duda might have been sorry to see his time with the Mets end Thursday, but he didn’t mind going from a team headed nowhere to a contender.
“I’m very thankful and blessed to have been able to spend the amount of time I did with them,” Duda said Friday, a
MIAMI — For much of this season the AL East played out like something Joe Torre and Terry Francona dragged in, the Yankees and Red Sox battling for supremacy.
The Yanks and Red Sox have held either first or second alone in the division every day from June 3 until the
MIAMI — Mookie Betts took Chris Archer up, up and away twice on Sunday.
Betts, leading off for the Red Sox, homered on the Tampa ace’s third pitch. Then after the game, knowing Archer needed a lift cross-state to Miami for the All-Star Game, offered his private jet. The catch: Betts
MIAMI — The Red Sox are tempering their pursuit of relief help, according to officials, until they get a better read on what they have in Carson Smith.
The righty was one of the majors’ best setup men for Seattle in 2015, was obtained by Boston after that season, made three
Gary Sanchez isn’t apologizing for being picked for next week’s Home Run Derby.
The Yankees catcher was called out Tuesday in a bitter rant by the Rays’ Logan Morrison for getting the nod instead of him.
“What can I say? That’s something that I have no control of,” Sanchez said through an
Not everyone is pleased by Gary Sanchez’s inclusion in the Home Run Derby next week in Miami.
“Gary shouldn’t be there,” the Rays’ Logan Morrison told the Tampa Bay Times on Tuesday. “Gary’s a great player, but he shouldn’t be in the Home Run Derby.”
Morrison has 24 homers this season, trailing
Tampa Bay Rays catcher Derek Norris is the subject of an MLB domestic-violence investigation, according to ESPN, after his former fiancée alleged in an Instagram post that Norris “physically and mentally abused” her — which included a choke hold, she later clarified.
Kristen Eck did not implicate Norris by name in