Down a game to the Rangers, the Yankees are pinning their hopes for Game 4 on A.J. Burnett, one of the worst pitchers in the American League in the second half of the season. Why is that?
The premier TV sports matchup Monday is not the pairing of premier southpaws from the Rangers and Yankees, it's the ALCS against Monday Night Football.
Roy Halladay took the Year of the Pitcher into the postseason. The All-Star right-hander, who tossed a perfect game at Florida on May 29, dominated the Reds with a sharp fastball and a devastating slow curve in his first playoff start.
Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg are breathing big sighs of relief following the approval of the sale of the Rangers on Thursday, marking the end of a months-long struggle to take control of the club.
Nolan Ryan and a group of investors could be announced as the team's new owners next week.
At the corporate level teams have endured significant losses. Companies have reduced expenditures on luxury suites, corporate sponsorships and season tickets.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga has had an up-and-down few years, culminating in Wednesday night's perfect game blown call by umpire Jim Joyce.
On Monday, a man walks on cracked mud caused by underground water that leaked to the surface during Sunday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Mexicali, Mexico.
On opening day of the baseball season, the Monitor looks at whose major league debut is most anticipated and whether Matt Wieters really deserves to be a Sports Illustrated cover boy.