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  1. Joe on ejection: There is a better way

    Andrew Marchand

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On the night the New York Yankees were officially eliminated from the AL East race, the Yankees' offense did nothing. The biggest fireworks of the night happened when Chase Headley was ejected in the seventh. It was an ejec...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  2. Yanks might be strongest of the weak

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees might not be good, but they might be good enough. The beat-up Yankees (53-48) are piecing it together a week into the second half, and it is paying off. They entered Thursday night's Baltimore-Seattle game tied for the AL'...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Orioles 0

    Andrew Marchand

    BALTIMORE -- Rookie Shane Greene was Tanaka-like dominating the Orioles to push the Yankees (47-46) above .500 and reduce their deficit to four games in the AL East. Greene Machine: Green's final line: 7 1/3 scoreless innings, four hits, two walk...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rays 6, Yankees 3

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees have reached the lowest point of their season, dropping to under .500 at 41-42. They have lost a season-high five in a row. During this once-promising 15-game streak against AL East teams, they finished 6-9. Against the tw...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Rays 4, Yankees 3 (12)

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- After 81 games, the New York Yankees (41-40) are barely a .500 team following their extra-inning loss Monday. They have now lost seven of their past nine games. It would feel even uglier if the AL East weren't so bad. The Yanks are 2.5 gam...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  6. Cash: We're fortunate to be two games out

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Prior to the Yankees' 81st game, with a month until the trade deadline, Brian Cashman is not fooled. Yes, the Yankees are just two games out of first place in the AL East, but the GM knows they are 41-39 and far from a juggernaut. "We...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  7. Finding out if Chase is real in Toronto

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- When do you start to believe Chase Whitley is for real? It could be when he puts together back-to-back starts against the toughest hitting and AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays. Last Tuesday, he held the Blue Jays to just two runs in f...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  8. First Pitch: Are you a Hiro?

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Now nearly halfway through the season, the Yankees' Most Important Player may be on the mound on Friday night. Hiroki Kuroda needs to be a stabilizer if the Yankees are going to push through and win the mediocre AL East. Hir...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  9. Hard-hit Kuroda draws laughs after stinker

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Hiroki Kuroda didn't have much Friday night, but he did have a sense of humor. After the worst start of his career, Kuroda was asked if it is hard to make adjustments as a 39-year-old pitcher. "I don't know. This is the first time ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  10. Jacoby Ellsbury says being on New York Yankees has exceeded his e...

    Andrew Marchand

    Even at the end of the Boston Red Sox's championship run, Jacoby Ellsbury thought he might switch sides in the rivalry and head to the Bronx.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  11. Lack of effort, wins point to no postseason

    Andrew Marchand

    TORONTO -- As the Yankees fold, there are excuses you can make for them and ones you can't. In the batter's box, they might have scored only six runs in 27 innings in Toronto because after this long, injury-filled season, their bats are spent. On...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  12. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees out indefinitely after reinjuring...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter was not in the lineup Sunday against the Boston Red Sox, and manager Joe Girardi doesn't know when the veteran shortstop will return.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  13. First Pitch: Making some noise

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees still need an incredible run to win the wild card or the division, but their fate is really in their own hands. In the AL East, they trail the Red Sox, Rays and the Orioles with 35 games to go. They face the Rays this weeke...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 9, Red Sox 6

    Andrew Marchand

    BOSTON -- In another wild night at Fenway, Ryan Dempster intentionally drilled Alex Rodriguez in the second inning, and then Rodriguez drilled a homer off Dempster in the sixth in the Yankees' 9-6 win. Rodriguez finished the night 3-for-4 with the ho...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Rays 10, Yankees 6

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Former ace CC Sabathia was smoked again as the Rays beat the Yankees. Tampa moved into first place in the AL East with the Red Sox's loss to the Orioles. The fourth-place Yankees are seven games out. WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees have a ...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 4, Yankees 2

    Andrew Marchand

    BOSTON -- The New York Yankees lost as Andy Pettitte struggled early and New York again didn't have enough offense. WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees are now seven games behind the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox. ROUGH START: Not only did the Yankees...

    Blog | July 19, 2013