Category: AL East

Hal Steinbrenner Denies Sale Rumors, Discusses A-Rod, Cano, the Luxury Tax and More

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The New York Yankees might be gently shifting their philosophy in order to accommodate Major League's Baseball's luxury tax in future seasons, but the team's owner insists that such a strategy won't ever cause them to become less competitive. That has to please Yankees fans, especially since Hal Steinbrenner also ...

Ruben Amaro Jr. Awaits First Look at his 2013 Phillies Rotation, Laments Uncertainty at Corner Outfield Spots

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Is there any chance we see Roy Halladay return to the Roy of old in 2013? Well, not even Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. knows the answer to that question right now. There's also plenty of uncertainty at both of the Phillies' corner outfield spots as spring training ...

Jose Bautista on Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos: “It’s Not About Just Spending Money to Say You’re Spending it”

Monday, January 7th, 2013

It's been 20 years since the Toronto Blue Jays have made the postseason, but with much of the American League East in flux and with a slew of talented new veteran additions in the stable, there's a belief in and out of Toronto that the Jays could be on the ...

R.A. Dickey Says His Relationship with Sandy Alderson Didn’t Have Anything to do with Trade from Mets to Blue Jays

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

For the first time this century, a reigning Cy Young Award winner has changed teams. And in the process, R.A. Dickey has been reunited with former New York Mets teammate Jose Reyes in Toronto, where the Blue Jays are suddenly becoming an unexpected favorite in the American League. R.A. Dickey joined ...

David Ortiz Says He’s Ahead of Schedule, Suggests that Boston’s Lineup “Needs Some Thunder”

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

It's no secret that the Boston Red Sox have their work cut out for them this offseason and beyond. The Sox weren't able to keep up in the AL East in 2012 and the lineup needs some retooling. David Ortiz is back after signing a two-year, $26 million deal in ...

John Farrell Discusses Signing David Ross and the Search for New Hitting Coaches in Boston

Monday, November 26th, 2012

John Farrell is back with the Boston Red Sox. This time, the former BoSox pitching coach is running everything in the dugout as the new manager, after being traded from the Toronto Blue Jays earlier in the offseason to replace Bobby Valentine. But with Farrell on board, the Sox have ...

David Price On His First Cy Young Award: “It still hasn’t set in yet”

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Rays pitcher David Price showed everyone around Major League Baseball early in his career that he was going to be a force on the mound for years to come. He didn't need a Cy Young Award to validate his place amongst the top pitchers in the game today, but now ...

Adam Jones on Managing his Newfound Riches and the Orioles’ Hot Start to 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Life is good for Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. His team's in first place, he's been hot at the plate, and on Sunday it was announced that Jones had signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract extension with Baltimore. Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones joined Joey Vendetta on The Fan 590 in Toronto to ...

Bobby Valentine Fires Back at Curt Schilling: “Don’t Make Stuff Up”

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Coming off a historic collapse to finish 2011 and an offseason in which they disappointed at least a faction of their rabid fan base by failing to address a questionable rotation, the Boston Red Sox kick off their 2012 season Thursday in Detroit. Making matters worse, Boston will be without ...

Terry Francona Hasn’t Lost Faith In His Team As the Red Sox Slide Continues

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Their payroll is enormous, their lineup is loaded with All-Stars and MVP candidates, but the Red Sox are in the middle of a free-fall for the ages. The Sox have already lost the chance at the AL East crown and now they are looking to just get in the playoffs ...