Here's the latest from the American League East:
Red Sox GM Ben Cherington discusses Cuban defector Jose Dariel Abreu - Over the Monster
There's not a lot to say, but the Red Sox are at least acknowledging Abreu is an option.
Rays Stadium Saga: Bud Selig Promises MLB Intervention - DRaysBay
While the majority of headlines have been swirling around expanded replay use in Major League Baseball, the Commissioner dropped a bomb that the crowd of journalists wasn't expecting.
Rays acquire Wesley Wright from Astros - MLB Daily Dish
The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired left-handed reliever Wesley Wright from the Houston Astros in exchange for cash considerations, according to a team announcement. The Rays claimed Wright off of revocable trade waivers recently, and Houston decided to award him to Tampa Bay in exchange for an unknown amount of money.
Wesley Wright and The Rays Way - DRaysBay
The Rays are a moneyball team, and The Rays Way, like Moneyball, cannot be satisfyingly defined. The Rays way is not defense, speed, and manufactured runs (any fantasy baseball players who drafted...
Orioles interested in Cuban outfielder Jose Dariel Abreu - Roch Kubatko
"The Orioles have been scouting Cuban outfielder Jose Abreu for more than a year and are intrigued by his 'monster power,' as it's been described by one member of the organization."
It's OK to panic about the 2013 Orioles, but remember that things used to be a whole lot worse - Camden Chat
The Orioles bullpen just blew three straight games in Arizona. Two years ago, the team lost 93 games. Have Orioles fans already forgotten how much worse things used to be?
Yankees agree to deal with Mark Reynolds - MLB Daily Dish
The power hitting infielder will try to provide an offensive boost for the Bronx Bombers during the stretch run.
Yankees bullpen carousel will make September interesting - MLB Daily Dish
In addition to the major league roster, plenty of worthy candidates are currently at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but that will change soon.
What will it take for the Yankees to make the postseason? - Pinstriped Bible
The odds are against them, but there is still a chance the Yankees could make the postseason.
The Yankees' aging outfield - Pinstriped Bible
Soriano, Ichiro, and Wells combined for 16 WAR in 2006. How useful will they be in 2014?
Blue Jays recall Anthony Gose, send down Mickey Storey - Bluebird Banter
We knew it was going to happen but the Blue Jays have recalled Anthony Gose and sent Mickey Storey back down to Buffalo.