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Sabathia wraps up successful week for Yankees’ rotation
March 18th, 2017 at 5:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The New York Yankees would gladly take a week like this from their rotation during the regular season. CC Sabathia started out with three hitless innings before Baltimore caught up with him in the fourth Saturday in the Orioles' 5-4 victory. A day earlier, Masahiro Tanaka pitched...

American Leaguers with something to prove in 2017
March 13th, 2017 at 1:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The American League is, by and large, an even playing field this season across all divisions, with no absolute, runaway favorite among its ranks. This opens it up to be a league that can be won by riding the hot hand or a free agent striving for the career...

American League’s top up and comers in 2017
March 8th, 2017 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the established stars such as Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Clayton Kershaw need no introduction and the big-name prospects have their names made by the plethora of "top 100" lists that make minor league hype the machine that it is, there is a middle ground of young players...

Ranking the MLB divisions from toughest to easiest
February 19th, 2017 at 11:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's a general fact of life in Major League Baseball that some teams simply have more difficult roads to the postseason than others do. In 2016, the American League East produced three playoff teams and a fourth with a record over .500, while the Chicago Cubs won the National League...

CTBNL: The Yankees got more entertaining, at least
February 8th, 2017 at 3:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** CHRIS CARTER: FEEDING TIME AT THE SEAL TANK The 2016 New York Yankees were not serious competitors, but a bigger problem was that until Gary Sanchez came up in August they were boring. There are mediocre teams that are entertaining, even if it's only because their lineup contains one...