American League Articles

Who Should Win the 2017 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the American League?
On Sunday, MLB announced the American League and National League rosters for the 2017 All-Star Game, the 88th edition of the Midsummer Classic. The game, set for Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, will be packed with the brightest...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
1 month ago
Mike Schmidt's and Jerry Remy's Comments Are Disappointing to Fans and the League
Though different words were used and in somewhat different contexts, two men with close ties to MLB made distasteful and arguably racist remarks yesterday about the culture that so often is a point of pride in baseball.   In an interview...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
2 months ago
Carlos Correa
Spring training is in full swing, the World Baseball Classic is underway, and Opening Day for the 2017 MLB season is right around the corner. As teams look ahead to baseball games that count in the standings, we give a rundown of some of the...
Nicholas Ian Allen
5 months ago
Gary Sanchez
It’s been four years since the Yankees last won a playoff game. The icons of a previous dynasty are long gone, and the fruits of a much-improved farm system are on the way. For the time being, this is a team in transition, trying to contend...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Mookie Betts
The Red Sox spent years building for the future. Under Dave Dombrowski, however, they’re acting as if the apocalypse is drawing near. Blessed with a young roster and loads of talent at the big-league level, Dombrowski is going for it in a big...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Both the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays swept what many might have called superior opponents in their respective American League Division Series. Cleveland shocked the baseball world by keeping Boston, the best offense in the game, in...
Jake Rose
10 months ago
Josh Donaldson
For many folks, the autumn months, October in particular, are built for bonfires and weekends on the gridiron. But for 10 baseball fan bases, October is a little more than pumpkin spice lattes and college football tailgates.   As Texas poet...
Jake Rose
10 months ago
David Ortiz
The calendar has flipped to June and we are almost two months into the 2016 MLB season. For the most part, the season is still too young for teams to distance themselves in the division races — aside from the Cubs in the NL Central —...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Carlos Correa
With MLB's spring training in full swing in Florida and Arizona, the main storyline in the American League is pretty straightforward – everyone is trying to catch up with the reigning World Series champion Kansas City Royals. Some teams...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
The old saying goes, “Give an inch, they’ll take a mile.” The New York Mets gave the Kansas City Royals inch after inch over the course of the World Series and the Royals took home a championship. All series long the Royals took...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
A healthy portion of the sporting world had probably never heard of Daniel Murphy before his improbable October run. He isn't a household name even in baseball circles. Murphy’s six straight Postseason games with a homerun and his absurd...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Eric Hosmer
The American League Championship Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals is going to be must-see entertainment. Both teams are coming off very taxing and emotional five-game division series that left all of us baseball fans...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Eric Hosmer
The Kansas City Royals know exactly how the Houston Astros feel right now. Last year, the Royals were the Astros of this year — sort of. In 2014 the Royals reached their full potential and earned a wild card berth before running...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Josh Donaldson
For both the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays this postseason run almost never happened. The Blue Jays were sinking, sitting eight games behind the New York Yankees on July 28. Then general manager Alex Anthopoulos, with perhaps his job on...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Dallas Keuchel
The 2015 MLB playoffs get started Tuesday night in the Bronx when the Houston Astros take on the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game. The winner will face the Royals, the team with the best record in the AL, in Kansas City...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
Jose Bautista
In April, the Toronto Blue Jays should have been the class of the American League East — at least on paper. Thankfully, baseball games aren’t played on paper, they’re played on grass and dirt — except at the Rogers Center in...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
With the trade deadline approaching, the Houston Astros have made the first major move, acquiring Scott Kazmir from the Oakland Athletics. There had been plenty of speculation that the Astros were targeting a quality starting pitcher, and they did...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
When Joe DiMaggio stepped into the batter’s box 74 years ago today, he finalized a record that seems as safe as any. In the first inning of the game, he singled and later scored, as part of a 3 for 4 day. The hit extended his streak to...
Josh Hamburger
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago

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