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Keidel: House Of Cardinals; Is St. Louis America’s Team?

The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.

10/11/2013

Curtis Granderson.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Angi: Should The White Sox Sign Granderson?

Granderson would be the first installment of what is, if you’re inclined to believe the sound bites, a three-year plan that involves more international spending, the draft, and mid-tier free agents instead of purchasing a team of superstars.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Sammy Sosa. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs Could Use More Stars, But Sosa Can Stay Home

As for Sammy, the door back to to Wrigley can remain dark. And he can build his own statue somewhere else.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Theo Needs A Home Run With Next Hire

To his credit, Theo Epstein has never claimed to be the smartest guy in the room, let alone in baseball.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Martellus Bennett . (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge: Slow Start By Former Team Doesn’t ‘Bother’ Bennett

Martellus Bennett will face his former team Thursday for the first time when the Bears host the Giants, but he made it clear Wednesday — in his own unique way — that any warm feelings he has for his former teammates will go out the window once the ball is kicked off.

670 The Score–10/09/2013

Joe Girardi.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Sign Girardi To 4-Year Extension

It looks like the Cubs’ managerial search will continue without Joe Girardi.

670 The Score–10/09/2013

Joe Girardi.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Girardi Wants To ‘Explore’ Cubs Vacancy

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi “wants to formally explore the Cubs’ opening after weeks of back-channel feelers,” according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

670 The Score–10/08/2013

Joe Girardi.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spiegel: For Cubs, It’s Not Girardi Or Bust

Find the right guy, even if if he’s not the known guy.

670 The Score–10/04/2013

Joe Girardi. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Won’t Allow Cubs To Speak With Girardi

The Yankees “aren’t willing” to grant the Cubs permission to speak with Girardi while the sides try to negotiate a new deal.

670 The Score–10/03/2013

Joe Girardi.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Angi: Is Girardi The Right Fit For The Cubs Now?

Asking Girardi to manage the Cubs now is like asking Warren Buffett to manage a Waffle House.

10/03/2013

Joe Girardi.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs Set To Make Girardi Big-Money Offer

The Joe Girardi-to-the-Cubs dream could soon become more than just a dream.

670 The Score–10/03/2013

Joe Girardi. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Cashman: Yankees Want Girardi Back

The Yankees want Joe Girardi to return as manager next season.

670 The Score–10/01/2013

Don Cooper. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cooper On Managing Cubs: ‘They Could Do A Lot Worse’

Tuesday morning on The Mully and Hanley Show, an interesting candidate threw his name in the ring.

670 The Score–10/01/2013

Joe Girardi. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Heyman: Would Girardi Manage His Home-State Cubs?

The Yankees want Joe Girardi back as their manager, and they usually get what they want. But is it possible Girardi could leave the Bronx for his home-state Cubs?

670 The Score–09/24/2013

Alfonso Soriano. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Soriano Lists Chicago Home For $2.9 Million

A little over six weeks after he was dealt to the Yankees, former Cub Alfonso Soriano has listed his three-bedroom, 3,828-square-foot penthouse condominium unit in River North for $2.95 million.

670 The Score–09/16/2013

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees scores on a triple by Brett Gardner #11 against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on September 4, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

White Sox Lose To Yankees 6-5

Struggling ace CC Sabathia pitched effectively into the eighth inning before Mariano Rivera earned his first four-out save in more than two years, helping the New York Yankees hold off the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.

09/04/2013

Chris Sale. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Yankees Rally To Beat White Sox 6-4

Eduardo Nunez’s two-run double capped a five-run eighth inning that rallied the New York Yankees past the Chicago White Sox 6-4 on Tuesday night for a crucial victory as they chase an AL playoff berth.

09/03/2013

Vernon Wells #22 of the New York Yankees slide safely into third base as Conor Gillaspie #12 of the Chicago White Sox gets set to throw to first base as Derek Jeter #2 beats it out for a single during the fourth inning in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on September 2, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Yankees Rout White Sox 9-1

Derek Jeter ended a slump with two hits and two RBIs, Alex Rodriguez reached base twice in an eight-run fourth inning and the New York Yankees battered the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Monday in a game interrupted nearly two hours by rain.

09/02/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: New York’s Dodger Blues

Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.

08/23/2013

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Dempster Suspended For Hitting A-Rod

Yankees manager Joe Girardi insists it will be “open season” on Alex Rodriguez if Major League Baseball fails to suspend Boston’s Ryan Dempster for hitting the star slugger with a pitch.

670 The Score–08/20/2013

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