New York Yankees retire Joe Torre's No. 6

...after turning down a one-year contract, his relationship with the organization strained.But when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in July, Torre said, "Let's cut to the chase, I'm here because of the New York Yankees."

Yoenis Cespedes finds his way to Fenway Park after trade flurry

...Cuban and former Red Sox pitcher Luis Tiant in the Fenway Park clubhouse before Friday night's game against the New York Yankees."I'm very happy to share part of my career with the Red Sox, with such a legendary team," Cespedes said through...

Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers

...right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig.In another trade, Boston obtained third baseman Kelly Johnson from the New York Yankees for shortstop Stephen Drew.Drew hit .253 for the World Series champion Red Sox last year but did not accept a...

Managing rivals will get their due

...included 230 hits and a .363 average, 97 runs, and 137 RBI for the Cardinals ? he became something special in the New York Yankees' dugout. Despite mediocre stints managing the New York Mets, Atlanta and the Cardinals (five winning seasons...

Jeter says final All-Star Game will be an enjoyable as rest

...World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.With the captain of the New York Yankees set to retire after the season, Jeter's 14th All-Star Game will be his last. His first one as a starter in...

Joba Chamberlain's arm, beard fit in with Tigers

...eighth inning every game."The Tigers hoped Chamberlain would bolster their bullpen when they signed the former New York Yankees player to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. With a new team and no rules about facial hair to worry about...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter turns small part of attention to business

...craned their necks as Derek Jeter stood in front of a food truck parked across the street from Central Park.As the New York Yankees captain winds down his baseball life, part of his attention already is turning to his future business career.He...

Matt, Jason Childers moved up baseball ranks together

...went their separate ways for the rest of their careers. Matt pitched three more years in the states between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies systems.He said he had his best season as a pro in 2008 as closer for the Phillies...

Derek Jeter has big night in final All-Star Game

...American League, the 40-year-old shortstop for the New York Yankees soaked in an ovation that lasted more than a minute...Now batting, for the American League, from the New York Yankees, the shortstop, No. 2, Derek Jeter, No. 2...

Dominant pitching will be on display in All-Star Game

...seventh-inning guys are throwing upper 90s with a good breaking ball."In addition to pitchers, the spotlight will be on New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. The shortstop, who turned 40 last month, is playing his final season and was selected for...