AL East News and Rumors
The Boston Red Sox are on the verge of a deal with Chili Davis to be their hitting coach, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.Upvote Share Tweet
Schilling's bloody sock the bridge to historyMLB.com Oct 19 (yesterday)Before the Red Sox could complete their baseball miracle in the 2004 ALCS, a bit of a medical science miracle was needed.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homerMLB.com Oct 19 (yesterday)Steven Moya, who hit .276 with 33 doubles and 35 home runs at Double-A this year, connected on his first home run of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday night. Orioles prospect Zach Davies scattered two hits across four innings, striking out seven and e…Upvote Share Tweet
Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is everything that Bombers are notnydailynews.com Oct 18 (yesterday)This was after Game 2 of the ALCS in Baltimore, in which the resurgent Royals had just beaten the Orioles at their own game again, and a couple of scouts were discussing the way the series was going.Upvote Share TweetSecond baseman Brian Roberts is retiring, according to The Baltimore Sun. The 37-year-old Roberts spent 13 of his 14 Major League seasons with the Orioles and played his last year with the Yankees.Upvote Share Tweet
Sports of The Times: Steinbrenner’s Revolving Door Sent a Champion to the Royalsnytimes.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)Manager Dick Howser, spurned by the Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, led the Royals to their 1985 World Series title.Upvote Share Tweet
Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankeesnytimes.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)The prospects for the Yankees and Mets find themselves mingling as teammates in the Arizona Fall League.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawfordnydailynews.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle devoted six full pages to the Giants’ series-clinching win over the Cardinals, and I couldn’t find a single mention of the brilliant and potentially game-saving play by shortstop Brandon Crawford.Upvote Share Tweet
Rays promote Bloom, Neander to VP statusESPN.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)The Tampa Bay Rays promoted Chaim Bloom and Erik Neander to vice presidents of baseball operations Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Offseason begins as Orioles pack bagsMLB.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)Technically, baseball season still lasts at least another week. For the Orioles, it's over. The boxes and bags that filled the home clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Friday afternoon were only a reminder of that.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)Will Don Mattingly manage the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2015? Yes, says Andrew Friedman, the club's new president of baseball operations. Friedman, the front-office whiz who shaped the Tampa Bay Rays roster for nine years, was introduced Friday in his new …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)The former owner of a South Florida anti-aging clinic pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of illegally providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes including high-profile Major League Baseball players, most notably Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees.Upvote Share Tweet
Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 RoyalsMLB.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in hi…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)The nearly three decades of frustration and disappointment that have relentlessly engulfed the Kansas City Royals organization were finally lifted on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. With a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles, the Royals comp…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)The nearly three decades of frustration and disappointment that have relentlessly engulfed the Kansas City Royals organization were finally lifted on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. With a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles, the Royals comp…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)On Wednesday, manager Ned Yost and his Royals completed a sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the third time in franchise history. Yost, often questioned for the rigidity of his bullpen usag…Upvote Share Tweet
30 For 30: Four Days In OctoberOct 1630 For 30: Four Days In October
Cain On Making WSOct 15ALCS MVP Lorenzo Cain discusses his solid play this postseason, the patience of Royals manager Ned Yost and looking forward to playing in the World Series.
Gordon On Royals' WinOct 15Royals left fielder Alex Gordon speaks with Tim Kurkian about the Royals' undefeated start to the postseason and looking ahead to the World Series.
Butler: "Worth The Wait"Oct 15Tim Kurkjian speaks with Royals DH Billy Butler about the team advancing to the World Series for the first time since 1985.
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At 38, Peyton Manning’s Prime is Right NowOct 20In the Denver locker room Sunday night, after his 246th NFL regular-season game, Peyton Manning asked, “Where’s Demaryius?” Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, someone said, was on his way out to the field to do an interview with NBC. “We gotta get him back…
Clayton's Last Call: 'Crazy' sums up the dayOct 19There was no shortage of bizarre outcomes Sunday, John Clayton writes. Plus, the struggling Saints, the beleaguered champs and more.
Jets acquire Seahawks WR Harvin in tradeOct 17The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to trade wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets, sources confirmed to ESPN.