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The AL-leading Boston Red Sox are thrilled that 13 of their first 16 games after the All-Star break will be at home.
The New York Yankees are mired in fourth place in the AL East and have to be hoping they can duplicate last year's success at Fenway Park - which they haven't visited in 2013.
These longtime rivals open a three-game set Friday night, and star second baseman Robinson Cano is expected to play for the Yankees after leaving the All-Star game with a leg injury.
Boston (58-39) starts a seven-game homestand against New York and second-place Tampa Bay in its first game at Fenway since July 4. The Red Sox lead the Rays by 2 1/2 games in the East.
"The most important thing for us is that we get off the road, we get back into this ballpark and feed off the energy of the people here in Fenway,'' manager John Farrell said. "We're looking forward to the start of this homestand.''
The Yankees (51-44) are six games back as they start a seven...
BEST OF MAXIM
When Robinson Cano got hit with a 96-mile-an-hour fastball
in Tuesday’s All-Star game, Yankees fans everywhere felt as if one had hit them
too. Cano is arguably the single-most important reason why the Yankees are not
out of contention as the second half of the season starts, and an injury would
be devastating. Despite saying that he likely would have kept playing if the
It may be only the midway point of the season, but Robinson Cano's father already is looking ahead to what uniform his son will be wearing next season.
The All-Star will become a free agent when his contract expires this offseason, but Jose Cano, a former major league pitcher, believes that the second baseman will be staying put in New York.
"I think he is coming back...
In light of having to place Derek Jeter back on the disabled list after only one game, the Yankees do have something better to report with second baseman Robinson Cano. The Star Ledger's Andy McCullough tweeted Friday afternoon that Cano will start against the Yankees' fiercest rival Boston Red Sox tonight. He will bat third as usual.
Young New England Lineup: Gardner...
Bonus notes from Tuesday night's MLB All-Star broadcast on FOX - the stuff that didn't make it on air!
Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano left the game after getting hit by a pitch in his first at-bat, so we never got to discuss his pending free agency.
The Yankees remain overwhelming favorites to keep Cano, but it's looking increasingly likely that he will hit the...
It sounds like the New York Yankees have no idea what their starting lineup is going to look like over the next few days. Yankees GM Brian Cashman told reporters, including ESPN's Andrew Marchand, that they had not made a decision on Derek Jeter's return to the lineup. Robinson Cano is also still questionable for Friday's game after being hit by a pitch during the All...
Robinson Cano’s All-Star start turned into just a cameo, after the Yankees second baseman was drilled behind the right knee by a Matt Harvey fastball in Tuesday night’s first inning and left the game.
Harvey hit Cano with a 96-mph missile. After Cano was checked out by trainers he went to first base and remained in the game for Miguel Cabrera’s at-bat. Cabrera struck out,...
During the all-star break, the Boston Red Sox and second baseman Dustin Pedroia were in talks regarding a contract extension that may be worth as much as $100 million. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports is estimating the deal to be as long as five or six years, with a likely annual salary of $20 million. Pedroia is signed through next season at $10 million with the following year being...
Down by 3 runs, last inning, Lance Dorn (can you say baseball name?) steps up and crushes a ball deep over the left-center field fence. Lance's mom keeps the camera squarely on her boy and his excitement just almost causes him to miss first. (That's why Robinson Cano never hustles out deep flys...might miss 1st.)
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Getting hit by a Matt Harvey fastball clocked at 96 mph in the first inning of Tuesday night’s All-Star Game didn’t stop Robinson Cano from traveling home to the Dominican Republic.
“He is in the Dominican and [is] day-to-day,’’ general manager Brian Cashman said of his best player, who left the AL’s 3-0 win with a bruised right quadriceps.
Cashman chatted with Cano...
Last night, during the All Star Game at Citi Filed, a Yankee fan decided to act on a dare from his Twitter followers urging him to run out onto the field.
And the 18-year old wasted no time hopping over the 3 1/2 foot barrier and dashed for second base donning his Robinson Cano t-shirt.
Security was on him like white on rice and the first one to reach him body slams the kid to the...
Mariano Rivera was the MVP of Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game on FOX, but New York's biggest star was the security that stopped a fan who ran on the field.
The most exciting moment of the night happened during a commercial break, when one ambitious fan wearing a Robinson Cano shirt ran onto the Citi Field diamond, only to be leveled by a stadium security guard.
The All-Star game certainly didn't feel like a casual contest for Robinson Cano. The New York Yankees second baseman was hit on the right knee by a Matt Harvey fastball in the first inning and left the game shortly afterwards in obvious pain, with Dustin Pedroia replacing him. However, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that X-rays on Cano's leg were negative and he...
The 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be remembered for a couple of reasons. New York Mets' starting pitcher Matt Harvey plunked Yankees' second baseman Robinson Cano, forcing Cano to leave the game with a quad injury, and legendary Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera appeared in a Mid-Summer Classic for the final time amid great fanfare.
But as newsworthy...
Eric D. Schabell
He must have felt like a little boy again...
Happy to just be enjoying a game of baseball with such amazing high quality players. His reaction after the All Star Game during interviews sure reminded me of a happy little boy, running out onto the field, ready to play a bit of baseball.
Come on, admit it, you smiled a bit too when you saw Dustin...