While pitching depth might carry a team in the regular season, front-line talent is crucial in the playoffs. Aaron examines each contender’s postseason pitching staff for clues about who might be best suited for success in October.
September’s just a few days away, and the Yankees and Red Sox have won 11 of their last 14. The East is still tight, the Wild Card even tighter, and the schedule is getting shorter. While looking forward to the crucial games in September, Ben and Larry look back at the last full week of August.
The Red Sox had a spectacular week, the Yankees had an equally dreadful one. Boston’s made up five games in seven days — but they’re still 5½ back. Is this just the beginning of something historic? One thing’s for sure — the AL East just became interesting again.
Ben and Larry talk about whether or not it’s okay to root for the other team in the rivalry if it helps your team win in the end.
Ben had such high hopes for the 2004 season, but things have simply not gone as planned for the Red Sox. Still, with two months left, they have a chance to get into the postseason, and both Ben and Larry agree that’s when they become dangerous.
Ben and Larry discuss the trade that ended Nomar Garciaparra’s career in Boston.
This weekend was a busy one, as teams all around baseball were wheeling and dealing. Aaron gets you up to speed on the biggest deadline deals.
The second installment checking up on how the best prospects in baseball are doing this season.
Comebacks, brawls and a vital Boston victory. Are the Red Sox back?
Ben and Larry discuss the Randy Johnson rumors, and look forward to the trading deadline.
Join Aaron, Larry, Studes, Craig, Vinay, Lee and Bryan as they watch the All-Star game.
Aaron looks back at what happened in the first-half, with an eye towards what might happen in the second.
Larry’s satisfied with where the Yankees stand at the All-Star break, but Boston’s mini-run didn’t change Ben’s mind on the chances of the Red Sox winning the AL East.
The Yankees and Red Sox faced off again last week, and the result was decisive. Is the AL East race over? Ben and Larry don’t agree on this issue — and not in the way you’d think.
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have played some of the most memorable games in baseball history. Many have been more important, but last night’s may have been the most exciting, most improbable game they have ever played. Larry tries to put what he saw last night into words.
Change one thing, change everything.
Larry and Ben discuss the importance of this week’s Red Sox/Yankees series.
What exactly is an All-Star, anyway? Aaron tackles the yearly question, and then gives his picks for the AL and NL teams.
Ben’s back from vacation, and he and Larry go right back at it with their beloved teams battling the NL West on the left coast.
Random thoughts on Mark Prior, Mike Mussina, Ken Harvey, Scott Williamson, Derek Jeter, and the race for the major awards.