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.
The second installment of Matthew’s look at what things would look like if everyone had just stayed put.
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.
Aaron crunches the numbers from this week’s draft and finds some things that might surprise you.
Boston and New York have two of the best records in all of baseball, but both have problems galore. And the world’s smallest violin plays on…
Dave looks at this year’s managers, and how often they use their favorite strategies.
Larry chronicles the dramatic turnaround of Captain Dreamboat, Derek Jeter.
Ben and Larry discuss the seesawing nature of this season’s race between the Red Sox and Yankees, and why it’s probably not a good idea for fans of either team to get too high or too low just yet.
It’s May 28 and Derek Jeter is hitting .211. Can he still make a run at .300 or is this already a lost season?
JC examines the relationship between the size of a team’s market and its ability to win games.
Studes looks at the unbalanced schedules of each team, and how they might affect the pennant races.
Ben and Larry discuss Derek Jeter, Boston’s hurting stars, and exactly why the back-and-forth atop the division doesn’t mean much in May.
Larry responds to some of your comments about last week’s column. Sorry, nothing from Buster Olney here.
With the Red Sox and Yankees occupying the top two spots in the American League East, like usual, Ben and Larry are both happy with where their teams are through about 20% of the season.
A week after “The Sweep”, Ben and Larry check in with the Red Sox and Yankees.