Updates on all of the notable ninth-inning situations around the league.
We’re just one week into the season, and a host of teams already have ninth-inning concerns.
Notes on prospects playing abroad, including Padres outfielder Reymond Fuentes and Indians first baseman Jesus Aguilar.
Mariners closer Tom Wilhelmsen is among the numerous ninth-inning men who moved down a tier in this week’s update.
Dave Dombrowski declared that the Tigers and their deposed closer were never ever getting back together, but they couldn’t stay apart.
R.J. goes back over his free agent rankings to see what teams knew that he didn’t.
Jim Leyland’s comments before and after ALCS Game Two reveal why we don’t see closers by committee or relief aces more often.
A look at the methods and origins of the Yankees’ and Tigers’ success
The Yankees offense is waiting for the fever to break, while Detroit is halfway to the World Series.
The Yankees pull off another exciting comeback behind Raul Ibanez, only to lose both Game One and Derek Jeter a few innings later.
Jose Valverde practices the pull-out method of pitching.
Was Jose Valverde cheating when he faced the Reds this weekend? If he was, his excuse ranks up there with the best of them.
Events that have happened already this season after not happening for all of 2011 help explain why we’re still hooked on baseball.