CC Sabathia said he’s aiming to finish his career with the New York Yankees after agreeing to an extension that may keep the All-Star pitcher with the team through the 2017 season.
James Shields struck out five batters in 8 1/3 innings as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 this afternoon on the Patriots’ Day holiday at Fenway Park.
Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers won the American League Cy Young Award in a unanimous vote after becoming the 12th pitcher in 50 seasons to lead his league in wins, earned run average and strikeouts.
Major League Baseball and News Corp.’s Fox network say interest in the All-Star Game remains high, even if record player withdrawals and low ratings signal otherwise.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays received a record number of fan votes to this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will feature six players from the New York Yankees.
Michael Young and Ian Kinsler hit home runs as the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 for a 2-0 lead in their American League playoff series.
The Tampa Bay Rays solidified their hold on one of the American League’s two wild-card playoff berths with a 6-2 win against the Texas Rangers, whose losing streak reached seven games.
The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers made home field a disadvantage, winning their first two playoff games on the road and leaving the Minnesota Twins and Tampa Bay Rays on the brink of elimination.
"We've got a long way to go still, but we're going to keep grinding."
- James Shields on Sep 29, 2014