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  • AL Notes: Red Sox, Blue Jays, Athletics, Indians
    2017.02.27. 4:28:00
    A few notes from the American League: The cost for the Red Sox to purchase right-hander Hector Velazquez from the Mexican League last week was just $30K, reports Evan Drellich of the Boston Herald. Velazquez’s pact with the Red Sox includes escalators based on consecutive days he spends on Boston’s roster, and one general manager…...
  • A-Rod on Hall of Fame: “I have a unique situation”
    2017.02.26. 22:50:00
    On paper, one could say that, arguably, Alex Rodriguez has had one of the better baseball careers of the last however many years.Of course, there are those pesky steroid allegations (and the one admission) that will, more than likely, keep him out of the Hall of Fame…at least for a little while.And you know what, he would agree.“Everyone’s dream is... York Yankees
  • Justice: Indians intend to finish the job
    2017.02.26. 21:19:48
    There's no such thing as a perfect team, but the Indians might be as close as anyone gets in the American League in 2017. Now, it's about doing it....
  • Mookie Betts does 'Salt Bae' after first spring training hit
    2017.02.25. 20:02:00
    Mookie Betts takes his job very seriously, but that doesn’t mean he can’t have fun doing it.The Boston Red Sox right fielder turned in an incredible 2016 campaign, batting .318 with 42 doubles, 31 home runs and 113 RBIs while also coming in second place in American League MVP voting, playing in his first All-Star Game and winning a Gold Glove. And ... Mookie Betts
  • Dyson, Segura get green light on basepaths
    2017.02.25. 0:50:53
    A Mariners team that ranked 12th in the American League in stolen bases a year ago will be off and running from the start this spring, if things go the way manager Scott Servais envisions.... Scott Servais
  • Still a rookie, Benintendi not seen as one by Sox
    2017.02.25. 0:11:21
    No Red Sox player has won the American League Rookie of the Year Award since Dustin Pedroia 10 years ago. And perhaps no Boston player was as well-positioned to win the award in the last decade as Andrew Benintendi is now.... American League Rookie
  • Still a rookie, Benintendi not seen as one by Sox
    2017.02.25. 0:11:21
    No Red Sox player has won the American League Rookie of the Year Award since Dustin Pedroia 10 years ago. And perhaps no Boston player was as well-positioned to win the award in the last decade as Andrew Benintendi is now.... American League Rookie
  • Pitching impresses for Tigers in loss to O's
    2017.02.24. 22:40:10
    American League Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer opened his year with a scoreless inning, but the Orioles squeaked out a pitching duel in both teams' Grapefruit League opener. Ryan Flaherty's second-inning sacrifice fly put Baltimore on top for good as Tyler Wilson and a slew of relievers shut down Detroit for a 2-0 O's win Friday afternoon.... American League Rookie
  • Fulmer 'rusty' in spring debut, but feels good
    2017.02.24. 21:36:30
    Michael Fulmer came to Spring Training last year looking for a spot on the Tigers' pitching staff. This year, the reigning American League Rookie of the Year took the mound in the Tigers' Grapefruit League opener looking for the outside corner with his fastball. He didn't quite command it in his 2017 debut Friday, but with a scoreless inning agains... Michael Fulmer
  • Fulmer 'rusty' in spring debut, but feels good
    2017.02.24. 21:36:30
    Michael Fulmer came to Spring Training last year looking for a spot on the Tigers' pitching staff. This year, the reigning American League Rookie of the Year took the mound in the Tigers' Grapefruit League opener looking for the outside corner with his fastball. He didn't quite command it in his 2017 debut Friday, but with a scoreless inning agains... Michael Fulmer
  • Derek Jeter's favorite current player is on the Red Sox
    2017.02.24. 21:25:00
    Derek Jeter knows talent when he sees it, no matter the uniform.The former New York Yankees shortstop finished up his annual Captain’s Camp on Tuesday with the franchise’s minor leaguers, ending it with dinner at a Tampa, Fla., restaurant. Jeter held a little Q&A for the young guys, too, and that’s when left-handed pitching prospect Justus Sheffiel... Derek Jeter
  • Francona's health will determine how long he manages Tribe
    2017.02.23. 0:49:10
    In four years at the helm, manager Terry Francona has guided the Indians to two postseason appearances and one American League pennant. Based on what they have on their current roster, the Tribe are expected to go deep in the postseason again this October....
  • AL-inclusive: Everyone has eyes on West title
    2017.02.22. 7:01:49
    Jerry Dipoto knows that the Astros are favored to win the American League West, and if baseball analysts aren't talking about Jose Altuve's budding powerhouse, they're focused on the Rangers. Why not? They've won the AL West two years in a row.... Jerry Dipoto
  • Same pinstripes, new role for 'grateful' A-Rod
    2017.02.21. 23:06:48
    When Alex Rodriguez needs a moment to clear his mind, he'll sometimes reach for one of his old game-model bats, now stashed near his office desk. Those indoor swings are enough for the three-time American League Most Valuable Player, who says that he is retired and has "zero" urge to play again.... Alex Rodriguez
  • Same pinstripes, new role for 'grateful' A-Rod
    2017.02.21. 23:06:48
    When Alex Rodriguez needs a moment to clear his mind, he'll sometimes reach for one of his old game-model bats, now stashed near his office desk. Those indoor swings are enough for the three-time American League Most Valuable Player, who says that he is retired and has "zero" urge to play again.... Alex Rodriguez

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Top news - American League

  • Boyd bests Hamels as Tigers edge Rangers
    2016.08.14. 6:25:13
    The Tigers needed 14 hits to score two runs off Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels, but that was enough to beat the American League West leaders, 2-0, on Saturday night at Globe Life Park....
  • Tigers owner Ilitch passes away at 87
    2017.02.11. 1:35:54
    The man behind the Tigers' turnaround from American League also-ran to two-time AL champion has passed. Mike Ilitch, the longtime team owner whose investment of financial might into the team 13 years ago spearheaded his quest for a World Series title, died Friday at age 87. Ilitch's company, Ilitch Holdings Inc., confirmed the passing in a statemen...
  • Tigers owner Ilitch passes away at 87
    2017.02.11. 1:35:54
    The man behind the Tigers' turnaround from American League also-ran to two-time AL champion has passed. Mike Ilitch, the longtime team owner whose investment of financial might into the team 13 years ago spearheaded his quest for a World Series title, died Friday at age 87. Ilitch's company, Ilitch Holdings Inc., confirmed the passing in a statemen...
  • Two won! Tribe pens 2nd gem, up 2-0
    2016.10.16. 1:55:56
    With each step that Josh Tomlin took, the roar of approval from the Cleveland faithful increased in volume. The rousing standing ovation on Saturday afternoon was surely welcomed by the pitcher, considering he had his name mockingly chanted in his last start in Boston. Both reactions were signs of respect for Tomlin, who once again seized the chall...
  • Blue Jays-Indians Game 2: 4 ET today (TBS)
    2016.10.15. 8:27:16
    Maybe it was the layoff or the law of averages or the Laz Diaz strike zone or, you know, good pitching in big spots from Corey Kluber and Co. But the bountiful Blue Jays' bats of the American League Wild Card and AL Division Series rounds were not in attendance for Game 1 of the AL Championship Series, and Toronto is counting on them to return in G...
  • Yanks face tough test in first-place Jays
    2016.08.15. 1:03:16
    The Blue Jays entered Sunday with a half-game lead over the Orioles in the American League East, and they hope to stay at the top of the division during a three-game series against a rejuvenated Yankees team starting Monday at Yankee Stadium.... Blue Jays
  • Yanks go for 5th straight win, sweep of Rays
    2016.08.14. 0:14:21
    Jake Odorizzi will start for the Rays and Luis Severino for the Yankees as the two teams close out their three-game series Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. New York is going for a sweep and its fifth straight win as the club makes a push for the second American League Wild Card spot....
  • Kluber, Lindor lead Tribe to 1-0 ALCS lead
    2016.10.15. 6:17:22
    The Tribe's October formula -- solid starting pitching and shutdown relief -- worked again on Friday night in a 2-0 victory over the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.... American League Championship
  • Kate Upton Comments on Fiance Justin Verlander Not Winning MLB Cy Young Award
    2016.11.17. 1:37:00
  • Chris Sale to Red Sox: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016.12.06. 19:29:00
  • Phils agree to 1-year deal with Saunders
    2017.01.19. 20:28:45
    The Phils announced Thursday they signed a one-year deal with a club option with free-agent outfielder Michael Saunders, who made the American League All-Star team last season with the Blue Jays.... American League All-Star
  • Lindor's homer breaks up scoreless duel
    2016.10.15. 5:31:52
    Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor propelled his club to a 2-0 lead in the sixth inning of Game 1 in the American League Championship Series on Friday night, launching a two-run home run against Blue Jays right-hander Marco Estrada.... Francisco Lindor
  • Indians Defeat Blue Jays and Reach First World Series Since 1997
    2016.10.20. 0:47:24
    Cleveland will be seeking its first championship since 1948 after knocking out Toronto in the American League Championship Series....
  • Tribe set to introduce Encarnacion today
    2017.01.05. 15:44:28
    The last time Edwin Encarnacion saw the Indians, the slugger watched as Cleveland's players partied at Rogers Centre after beating Toronto for the American League pennant. Now, Encarnacion is set to suit up for the Tribe and try to help the club realize its World Series title aspirations. Encarnacion went through a physical in Cleveland on Wednesda... Rogers Centre
  • Trevor Bauer Exits in 1st Inning of ALCS Game 3 Due to Bloody Finger Injury
    2016.10.18. 2:37:00

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