Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays are winless in five games.
Opening Day Part 2 was a tough day to be an ace. In Cleveland, Indians ace Fausto Carmona lasted into the fourth inning, while allowing ten runs on 11 hits.
Reds and Rangers Deal With Rotation Injuries.
Preview of The American League East for MLB 2011 season.
The crucial final weekend of the MLB season began on Friday as there were four series with playoff possibilities.
The Boston Red Sox sat 5.5 games back of the American League East-leading NY Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, as well as the wild card heading into Friday’s games.
The Boston Red Sox claimed former Red Sox and current Detroit Tiger Johnny Damon off waivers. However the decision to go back to Boston is Damon’s as he has a no-trade clause to Boston.
The Tampa Bay Rays swept a statement series Wednesday against the American League West first place team, the Texas Rangers. It was a possible divisional series matchup, and despite the lack of fans at the Trop, the Rays players seemed to treat it like a playoff series.
The big news on Tuesday was the return of three All-Star second baseman to their respective teams. Martin Prado of the Atlanta Braves missed the least amount of time with a broken finger, but was missed with the loss of veteran Chipper Jones for the season.
This is a big weekend in regards to the playoffs. I know it’s only August but some of these series could end the hopes of some teams or make other races more interesting. The LA Dodgers held a big lead that starter Clayton Kershaw gave to the bullpen on Thursday night, only to see Carlos Read the Rest…
Last year, the NY Yankees rode a three-man rotation in the playoffs to a World Series title. With the playoffs less than two months away, which teams in the American League have the best three starting pitchers to make it out of the short playoff series? Let’s take a look at the AL teams fighting Read the Rest…