Why Yankees are paying real price for rental they may not need

The Yankees agreed to acquire J.A. Happ on July 26 because of Aug. 17. It doesn’t have to be Aug. 17. It can be Aug. 6 or Sept. 9 or really any day the rest of the season. That would be the day CC Sabathia’s knee is too painful to allow him to pitch or Masahiro Tanaka’s elbow misery arises […]

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Yankees Acquire J.A. Happ From Toronto For Brandon Drury And Billy McKinney

The New York Yankees addressed one of their glaring needs by bolstering their starting rotation with the acquisition of J.A. Happ from the Toronto Blue Jays. Happ was on the radar of several teams, including the Boston Red Sox, who have had their own woes with starting pitching this season despite leading the AL East division. Yankees general manager Brian […]

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Watch Toronto Blue Jays Vs. Boston Red Sox Live Stream Free: Start Time, Preview, How To Watch Online

On the final day of MLB action before the All-Star break, the Sox can add to their record for most wins at the break, while the Jays just hope to get their season back on track. The team with the best record in baseball, the Boston Red Sox, can add to their Major League Baseball record for wins before an […]

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Mets and Blue Jays are mirror images, except for one striking thing

TORONTO — Maybe this Mets-Blue Jays series, with two games earlier at Citi Field and two games this week at Rogers Centre, is more significant than we realized. Should we call it the Separated At Birth Series? Behold the similarities: 1) Both teams hit a wall in the late 2000s and started fresh with new general managers. Alex Anthopoulos took […]

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This Angels-Braves trade worked out perfectly

The best sign a trade works for both teams is if you undid the deal, the players would be valuable to their old teams — yet their old teams still would not undo the trade. The November 2015 swap that sent Andrelton Simmons from the Braves to the Angels for Sean Newcomb is such a transaction. As badly as the […]

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Zack Wheeler stinker dooms Mets on dreary day at Citi Field

Zack Wheeler’s pattern of following a respectable start with a clunker continued Wednesday afternoon, but with the lineup the Mets put on the field it might not have mattered if the right-hander put seven innings of zeroes on the board. In an all-around flat performance, as disgusting as the soggy conditions, the Mets lost 12-1 to the Blue Jays at […]

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Why the wait for MLB’s top prospect goes on

The most intriguing member of the Blue Jays organization will not be at Citi Field on Tuesday night for a series opener against the Mets. The question if he should be, though, will be ever present. Toronto GM Ross Atkins mentioned he answers inquiries daily about the arrival date of Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who turned 19 two months ago. Who […]

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