// Derek Jeter

Sabathia, Yankees Bullpen Strand 16 Red Sox Base Runners

All good things must come to an end, including CC Sabathia‘s winless streak against the Red Sox this season and Boston’s explosive offense. Sabathia allowed just two earned runs in six innings Tuesday night at Fenway, and the Red Sox left 16 men on base, losing to the Yankees, 5-2. Boston now leads New York […]

Video: Derek Jeter Hits Home Run For 3000th Hit

Love the Yankees or hate them (OK, most of you probably hate them), but Yankees captain Derek Jeter just had a pretty cool moment at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. Jeter hit a ground ball single in his first at bat in the first inning, and in the third inning with no one on and one […]

Kevin Youkilis Named to AL All-Star Team

In a bit of a shake-up to the AL All-Star roster, Red Sox 3B Kevin Youkilis was named to the team as a replacement for Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez who declined to play in the Midsummer Classic due to a knee injury. Youkilis is having a solid season hitting .275 with 12 HR and 59 […]

7-Run 7th Gives Red Sox Second Sweep at Yankee Stadium

It took three hours and 27 minutes of a rain delay and then seven innings of actual baseball Thursday night for history to repeat itself, but repeat it did. Josh Beckett beat CC Sabathia for the third time this season, and the Red Sox scored seven runs in the top of the seventh to beat […]

In Defense of Theo Epstein After Buck Showalter’s Criticism

Also Read: SoB’s Mike Carlucci thinks Buck Showalter brought up some good points about Theo Epstein and the Red Sox fat wallet. Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter is no fan of Theo Epstein. In the April edition of Men’s Journal, Showalter said that overpaying for players because you have the highest payroll in Major League […]

A Poor Argument at Best: Shaughnessy on Jeter

A case was made at Sports of Boston over the weekend for the Red Sox pursuing New York Yankees’ iconic shortstop Derek Jeter, given the free agent’s unsuccessful contract negotiations with his former team. The argument seems to have gained some sway amongst the Boston sports media, as Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy wrote in […]

Why The Red Sox Should Pursue Derek Jeter

This past week, the New York Post published a photo of Derek Jeter in a Red Sox uniform after Yankees GM Brian Cashman told Jeter to see if he can find a better deal than the three-year, $45 million one he turned down. There’s no way Jeter would join the Red Sox, right? That’s like […]

New York Post: Derek Jeter in a Red Sox Uniform!?

As Derek Jeter and agent Casey Close’s talks with the Yankees inch closer and closer toward contempt, it’s nice to see that the New York media is having some fun at their favorite son’s expense. The Yankees have reportedly offered Jeter a three-year deal worth $45 million, a pretty good payday for a middle infielder […]

Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx? We Hope So, For the Yankees

Finally, the Red Sox catch a break. We hope. The New York Yankees “Core Four” (Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera), are set to appear on this week’s cover of Sports Illustrated. The SI cover has been known to jinx and bring unfortunate situations to whoever fills it. To some, this idea […]

Teixeira, Jeter Headline AL Golden Gloves; Youkilis Robbed?

The American League Golden Glove Award was handed out on Tuesday for the top-fielding player of each position based on how well each player performed throughout the year. Atop the list were Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees. Jeter won his fourth at shortstop while Teixeira won his third at first […]

Photos from the 2009 World Series

Images: Yankees Win 27th World Series So, the Yankees won the whole darn thing. They have 27 World Championships, more than any other franchise in sports history. Will another Yankee dynasty begin? Well, that’s a question for another day. Before moving forward, we must look back. Nothing captures sports better than still images, and below […]

Handicapping the AL MVP Race

Seeing as there’s less than a month left to the season, we can begin to predict what the award winners are going to look like. The one I’d like to take a look at is the AL MVP race, and this is because it will divide old school baseball fans and more sabermetrically-inclined fans for […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 21 (8-24 – 8-30)

We now enter Week 22, which is the final week of the regular season for Yahoo! fantasy baseball. I have secured a playoff spot in two leagues and am hanging on for dear life in another. The ironic thing is that in my fourth league, where I currently reside in 11th place, I thought I […]

Jim Rice Calls out Manny, A-Rod, and Jeter as Bad Influences, Later Retracts

Former Red Sox player and Hall of Famer, Jim Rice, currently finds himself amidst a self-created controversy for singling out Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez, and Derek Jeter as bad influences on America‚Äôs youth while at the Little League World Series this past weekend. Rice compared current MLB players to those of his generation, citing that […]

Troy Tulowitzki a Top SS in 2010?

With the playoffs around the corner and the trade deadline passed it is about that time to take a look back at the 2009 season as a whole. It has been a season full of injuries to top players (Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, Brandon Webb, Jake Peavy just to name a few). So I decided […]