The Initial Battle: New York’s Most Hyped Pitching Match-Up

It is the unlikeliest of story lines that ends this season’s addition of interleague play. Since Monday, this Sunday night battle involving the New York Mets and New York Yankees has grown into an animal of media attention and admiration. The Yankees’ hefty lefty, C.C. Sabathia, taking on the magnificent knuckler, R.A. Dickey. What is…

The Incredible Collapsing Yankee Rotation

Well, that didn’t take very long. After an offseason filled with praise for Cashman and Co. and the job they did to bring the much-maligned starting rotation up to the level of the offense, the wheels have come off big time over the first few weeks. The news came out this afternoon that Michael Pineda…

MLB Preview: New York Yankees

With baseball season fast approaching, it is time for TheWaiverWire’s inaugural Baseball Preview package. We will look at every division in baseball, starting in the American League and moving from East to West by division. Also, we each team by who will finish last to first. So, the first team you read about from each…

MLB Round-Up: Free Agency Eve edition

Tonight at exactly 11:59 p.m. EDT, any MLB player that has filed for free agency will be able to negotiate freely with any team that player so chooses. This year’s free agency class is very much top heavy, with the sport’s biggest star, Albert Pujols, headlining the class. While Pujols will almost surely receive the…

Yankees, Sabathia reportedly agree on five-year extension

Yankees star hefty lefty C.C. Sabathia announced in a video that he will stay with the New York Yankees instead of opting out of his contract to test the free agent market this off-season. The deal is reportedly worth five-years at $122 million. Sabathia had four-years and $92 million left on his current contract, so…

Cardinals, Rangers to battle for World Series crown

The St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers each won their respective League Championship Series match-ups in six games and advanced to the World Series. It is the first time the Cardinals have won the National League pennant since they took home the title in 2006 (sigh), while the Rangers have advanced this far for the…