ST PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 16: Pitcher Clay Buchholz #11 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on June 16, 2011 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)
The American League East is always buzzing, especially now with the Toronto Blue Jays on a mission this off season. What is going on around the toughest division in baseball right now?
- Ken Davidoff of News Day says that before the Chicago White Sox signed him to a three year deal, the New York Yankees had been pursuing John Danks.
- Jason Collette from DRays Bay, the SBNation Tampa Bay Rays blog, takes a look at contracts that MLB teams should have returned after they were purchased.
- Alex Speier from WEEI writes about new Boston Red Sox pitching coach Bob McClure, and former Kansas City Royals closer Kyle Farnsworth has advice for Daniel Bard.
- Ben Buchanan from Over the Monster, the SBNation Boston Red Sox blog, takes a look at the pre season community projections for starting pitcher Clay Buchholz, who got hurt mid season.
- Al Yellon from Baseball Nation speculates on the possibility of former New York Yankee Jorge Posada joining the Rays.