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  1. Morning notes: Off to the Happy Place

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Brian McCann and the Yankees are headed to Disney World today for a game against the Atlanta Braves, and for McCann it will mark his first visit back to the place where he had spent every previous spring training of his professional ba...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Postgame notes: Not all about Tanaka

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There were 41 players not named Masahiro Tanaka in today's game between the Yankees and the Atlanta Braves, won by the Yankees, 7-4. Here's what a few of them did: Ichiro Suzuki, elevated to the leadoff spot when Jacoby Ellsbury wa...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Jacoby Ellsbury of New York Yankees scratched from lineup

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was scratched from the lineup for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves with what was described as "tightness" in his right calf.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2014
  4. Tanaka Toronto-bound?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka will make his second start of the spring Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Braves at The Boss, and while it is way too early to start filling in probable starters for the regular season, I'll give a crack anyway. ...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  5. Johnson ready for (almost) anything

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. - Kelly Johnson says he once went two weeks before fielding a grounder at second base after being thrown into the position cold by the Atlanta Braves at the start of the 2007 season. Kelly Johnson#33 2B New York Yankees2013 STATS GM11...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  6. New York Yankees want Robinson Cano to return, but not going to p...

    Wallace Matthews

    Another shot of reality potion, on the rocks, is what New York Yankees president Randy Levine has ordered for the representatives of Robinson Cano as agent Jay Z and his team are reportedly holding fast to demands of a 10-year contract worth $310 million

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  7. Today's lineups

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Here are the lineups for both Yankees games today, the home game against the Phillies at 12:05 p.m. (YES, WCBS-AM) and the game against the Atlanta Braves at DisneyWorld (5:05 p.m., no radio or TV). HOME Derek Jeter SS Ichiro Suzu...

    Blog | March 16, 2013
  8. Jeter up and running

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- While the Yankees beat crew was in Lake Buena Vista covering the team's 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves in the preseason opener on Saturday, Derek Jeter was taking a tour of the bases for the first time since breaking his ankle in the ...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  9. A-Rod ties Gehrig. Again.

    Wallace Matthews

    Earlier this season, Alex Rodriguez pulled even with the Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig, atop baseball's all-time grand slam home run list with he belted the 23rd of his career against the Atlanta Braves. Tonight, he pulled even with Gehrig again, on base...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  10. Hughes has master-Phil performance

    Wallace Matthews

    Mike Stobe/Getty ImagesPhil Hughes threw eight scoreless innings at the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night to improve to 8-6.Six days ago, Phil Hughes got slapped around by the Atlanta Braves, allowing six runs and four home runs without making it ou...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Braves 4, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    What it means: That all good things must come to an end, even the 10-course banquet of National League East teams the Yankees feasted on over the past two weeks. The bats came up flat Tuesday night in a 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, especially in a...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  12. Again a Hiro

    Wallace Matthews

    Paul Abell/US PresswireAn Atlanta rainstorm couldn't distract Hiroki Kuroda on Wednesday.ATLANTA -- Hiroki Kuroda doesn't show a whole lot of emotion or speak a whole lot of English, but he let loose with what for him is a veritable stream of both du...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  13. Granderson: Don't call me a power hitter

    Wallace Matthews

    ATLANTA -- Curtis Granderson has now hit 60 home runs in his last 218 games, 41 last year and 19 so far this year, and even though he is slightly behind last year's pace -- he had 20 at this point of the 2011 season -- is once again on pace to hit at...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  14. Kid returns A-Rod's ball; would you?

    Wallace Matthews

    ATLANTA -- Alex Rodriguez's historic 23rd career grand slam, the shot that tied Lou Gehrig and, oh yeah, the Atlanta Braves, was caught on the fly by a 15-year-old kid from Asheboro, N.C., who used a Yankees hat as an outfielder's glove. And, like...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  15. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Braves 4

    Wallace Matthews

    Recap | Box score | Photos What it means: That for the first time since April 21, the Yankees have first place in the AL East all to themselves, thanks to Alex Rodriguez, Nick Swisher and their old buddies the Mets, who beat Tampa Bay tonight. ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  16. Streaking New York Yankees still haven't played their best baseba...

    Wallace Matthews

    The Bombers are winning, this is true. But the bats have still yet to come alive.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2012