Author: Mike Lupica

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Alex Cora, always among the smartest in the clubhouse, has started to follow Terry Francona's path to Red Sox history. [Read More]
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Mike Trout wasn't the best all-around player in baseball this year. Mookie Betts was. That is saying plenty, just because there is so little left... [Read More]
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Justin Verlander continues to look like one of the best and most important trade acquisitions in baseball history. And now, he's trying to help the... [Read More]
This is the way the American League season was supposed to end -- with a series between the two best teams in the league and... [Read More]
There is a giant shadow over the next Yankees' offseason, cast by the man who was the giant name of the last Yankees' offseason: Giancarlo... [Read More]
This is a baseball world where you sometimes get the idea that it's general managers and all their analytics trying to manage these games, and... [Read More]
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It feels as if the Yankees did more on Saturday night than even the American League Division Series against the Red Sox at a game... [Read More]
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The story of Game 1 of the American League Division Series between the Yankees and Red Sox really was about the two big bats each... [Read More]
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"Those guys" for Yankees fans are always the ones from Boston. So it was no big shock inside the Stadium when you heard, "We Want... [Read More]
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At a time when Los Angeles is starting to feel like one of the sports capitals of the world again, because of the Rams and... [Read More]
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Blake Snell has a 0.97 WHIP and a 6.6 bWAR to go with a 1.97 ERA, a 20-5 record and 200 strikeouts in 169 innings.... [Read More]
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Going into Tuesday's games, only eight men in all of baseball had hit more home runs this season than Giancarlo Stanton, whose 59 last season... [Read More]
Somehow the Mets started 11-1 this season, and then spent nearly 100 games as if they had climbed into a way-back machine and turned into... [Read More]
It has been a magical season so far for the Red Sox, one that has them on the verge of being the first Boston team... [Read More]
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The Dodgers were there, which means right there, which means Game 7 of the World Series last fall at home against the Astros; that close... [Read More]
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There have been a lot of moves since July all around baseball, but no move has been more impactful than the one the Cubs made... [Read More]
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The Yankees don't quit. They just added Andrew McCutchen from the Giants. In the past month, the Yankees have now acquired a former National League... [Read More]
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Bob Melvin of the A's will probably win the Manager of the Year Award in the American League. If Melvin doesn't win it, Alex Cora... [Read More]
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The ace of the Yankees staff, Luis Severino, threw 100 pitches on Saturday, didn't make it to the sixth inning and got his 16th win... [Read More]
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The hard part for John Mozeliak in the Summer of 2018 came a month or so ago, when he decided to fire his manager, Mike... [Read More]
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