8:21 AM EST, Fri November 28, 2014
Newark Star-Ledger 10 mins ago

MLB hot stove: Yankees interested in hard-throwing Cuban Yoan Lopez?

Yankees have gone hard after international prospects lately

Important season coming up for Urrutia - School of Roch

Here's hoping that everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving and no one bet the mortgage on the Cowboys. I'm heading out later today to buy a battery for my laptop. The power cord has a short in it, further complicating my efforts to post daily blog entries. Otherwise, it's...
Full Count | WEEI 9 hours ago

Shane Victorino: ‘I should be the starting right fielder’

Through all the uncertainty that has encompassed the Red Sox‘ offseason, Shane Victorino has taken solace in his own run of certainty. Monday, for the first time since undergoing back surgery, the outfielder will swing a bat. It is the latest step forward in a rehabilitation process that has left Victorino as confident as ever […]
Feinsand: Yankees need to resign David Robertson already

Feinsand: Yankees need to resign David Robertson already

When will the Yankees do something already? That's the question that was undoubtedly asked over Thanksgiving tables across New York.
Baltimore Sun 17 hours ago

Orioles thoughts and observations on hitting coach vacancy, Davis rumors and more

The Orioles have received plenty of interest in their major league hitting coach position since the opening became public on Monday.
Baltimore Sun 20 hours ago

Pablo Sandoval is gone — and so are the panda heads

Pablo Sandoval, the "Kung Fu Panda," has left the San Francisco Giants for wealthier days with the Boston Red Sox, leaving his faithful fans with no choice but to put away their panda heads.
Newark Star-Ledger 20 hours ago
Black Friday 2014: Analyzing where Yankees could find value

Black Friday 2014: Analyzing where Yankees could find value

Would Hiroki Kuroda bring bang for the buck? What about Brandon McCarthy?

Orioles thoughts and observations on hitting coach vacancy, Davis rumors and more

The Orioles have received plenty of interest in their major league hitting coach position, getting inundated with applicants since the opening became public on Monday.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! To celebrate, here’s a picture of a giant Uncle Sam balloon floating down Sixth Avenue. Creepy, huh? Just wanted to post quickly to say thank you for reading. This will be my sixth season on the Yankees beat. Thank you for hanging with me during those awkward first few years when I […] The post Happy Thanksgiving! appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
MASN Sports 23 hours ago

Turkey Day wishes and a few notes - Steve Melewski

Reasons to be thankful on Turkey Day, plus thoughts on Miller's likely departure
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 27, 2014
Yankees vs. Red Sox: Comparing enemy lineups

Yankees vs. Red Sox: Comparing enemy lineups

A position-by-position breakdown in the middle of the offseason

Orioles thankful for left-handed relievers - School of Roch

The Orioles currently have 20 pitchers on their 40-man roster, including two left-handed relievers who are recent additions to the group. They claimed Pat McCoy off waivers from the Tigers on Oct. 31, and we're waiting to find out whether it's a trick or a treat. It was a fun-size...
Boston Herald Nov 26, 2014
2015 Red Sox: Not a bad look

2015 Red Sox: Not a bad look

So now that the Red Sox have these pieces on offense, where will they play? Here’s one writer’s opinion of the best Red Sox lineup. It does not include Shane Victorino or Yoenis Cespedes, one or both of whom will be traded. Bottom line: as things stand now, the Red Sox should hit. A lot.1. Mookie Betts, RFWith all due respect to Victorino, the dynamic Betts needs to play.2. Dustin Pedroia, 2B

Follow-up thoughts on Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval joining the Red Sox

BOSTON -- A few thoughts in the aftermath of Tuesday's day-night press conference doubleheader with Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez: • Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly was responsible for one of the worst days of Ramirez's career, when he drilled Ramirez with a 95 mile-an-hour fastball while pitching for the Cardinals in the first inning of Game 1 of the 2013 NLCS. Turns out that the pitch fractured a rib, even as Ramirez remained in the game and played all 13 innings.

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