Dodgers firing Dave Roberts was never easy case to make

The Dodgers trailed the Braves three-games-to-one in the NL Championship Series and a friend of Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts called and expressed a belief that without a rally to… Read more

Rays hero Brett Phillips has obscure connections to Yankees, Mets

ARLINGTON, Texas — Talk about a heart-racing moment. There’s so much to digest, to discuss, about the mind-boggling play that ended Saturday night’s World Series Game 4 at Globe Life… Read more

Yankees coach Carlos Mendoza a candidate for Red Sox manager

Yankees bench coach Carlos Mendoza has talked with the Red Sox and Tigers about their respective managerial openings. Yankees hitting coach Marcus Thames, a former Tiger player, has also spoken… Read more

Yankees could look for young guns to be 2021 rotation answers

If the Yankees limit payroll next season to stay under the luxury tax threshold of $210 million, they won’t be able to rely on plugging holes in their rotation with… Read more

Sorry Yankees, you’ll be dealing with Rays for years to come

ARLINGTON, Texas — How long before the Yankees get a break from the Rays? These Rays are young, talented and largely under control. Three guys on their World Series roster… Read more

Yankees’ plans for MLB free agency are about to crystalize

With the World Series heading for completion, the answers to questions facing the Yankees will begin to crystalize. The organization began meeting this past week via Zoom and will continue… Read more

Derek Jeter, Marlins hire Yankees coaches Tommy Phelps, Phil Plantier

When Gary Denbo left the Yankees to join Derek Jeter and the Marlins as the director of player development and scouting, it was easy to expect Denbo eventually would bring… Read more

Free agent relievers may pay big for Rays’ success: Sherman

Early in this postseason a veteran agent, anticipating that most teams are going to cut payroll this winter, noted that in a year when so much has gone wrong, he… Read more