AL East News and Rumors
Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The powerful Baltimore…Share Tweet
The Yankees guaranteed themselves a winning season by beating Boston for with their 83rd victory, but lost any hopes of a wild-card berth when the Orioles topped the Blue Jays.Share Tweet
Yankees Eliminated Despite Sabathia's 5-1 Win Over Red Soxnytimes.com 10 hours agoStarlin Castro was at the plate in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night when Baltimore finished a 4-0 win at Toronto, eliminating the Yankees from postseason contention.Share Tweet
Moncada starts preparing for AFL actionMLB.com 10 hours agoRed Sox top prospect Yoan Moncada flew to Fort Myers, Fla., on Thursday to prepare for the Arizona Fall League.Share Tweet
O's win puts end to Astros' postseason pushMLB.com 12 hours agoThe Astros will not be returning to the postseason in 2016. Houston was officially eliminated from contention on Thursday night, when the Orioles defeated the Blue Jays, 4-0, at Rogers Centre. Baltimore moved into a tie with Toronto atop the American Le…Share TweetThe Yankees held a brief pregame ceremony to honor Ortiz, who did as much as any player to even the once-lopsided rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees.Share Tweet
Travis returns from left shoulder injuryMLB.com 15 hours agoSecond baseman Devon Travis is back in the Blue Jays' lineup on Thursday after missing two games because of a left shoulder injury.Share Tweet
Alex Rodriguez Is Headed to the Playoffs, as a TV Analystnytimes.com 22 hours agoRodriguez, released by the Yankees last month, will work as a studio analyst for Fox Sports with Pete Rose, Frank Thomas and the rest of its postseason crew.Share Tweet
Baseball Playoffs: Thursday Updatenytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)The Red Sox clinch the last division title, but the wild-card races continue.Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)Epstein helped the Boston Red Sox end an 86-year World Series title drought. Expectations are high he can duplicate the feat with the playoff-bound Chicago Cubs.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 29 (yesterday)On Wednesday night, the O's Hyun Soo Kim came through with the biggest hit of his young big league career, delivering a lead-changing, pinch-hit two-run home run with one out in the ninth inning of a 3-2 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.Share TweetMark Teixeira was the one mobbed by his teammates at home plate, hitting a walk-off grand slam off Joe Kelly in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Yankees to a 5-3 victory, but the Red Sox still clinched the American League East title on Wednesd…Share Tweet
Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For OpenerMar 19Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.
Sabathia Discusses Spring DebutMar 17Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
Mets Fall To Red SoxMar 16Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
A-Rod HomersMar 11Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.