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  1. First Pitch: How Grand a season?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Over the past two seasons, Curtis Granderson has hit more home runs (84) than any other player in baseball. Last year, only one player topped Granderson's 43 bombs for the Yankees, and that was Miguel Cabrera, who not only hit for the ...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  2. Will Grandy be back in Bronx in '14?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- In the past three years, no Yankee has hit as many home runs as Curtis Granderson has. In fact, no one has come closer than a dozen away from the 108 bombs the Grandy Man has launched in pinstripes since he came over from Detroit in a ...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Tigers 3

    Wallace Matthews

    What it means: That after a nearly-disastrous start, the Yankees get out of Detroit with a split of this four-game series, rallying behind their feisty manager and a pair of bombs from the middle of their batting order to pull out a dramatic win. ...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Rays 3

    Wallace Matthews

    Recap | Box score | Photos What it means: A Fourth of July without fireworks for six innings blows up from the seventh inning on. A home run by Mark Teixeira ties it for the Yankees, a two-run bomb by Carlos Pena gives the Rays the lead ba...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  5. Yanks live and die by the homer

    Wallace Matthews

    There, Joe Girardi said it. Finally. "We're a home run-hitting club," the manager said after the Yankees hit three bombs, to run their major-league leading homer total to 108, but still lost 6-4 to the Mets at Citi Field on Friday night. "We are ...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  6. Yankees offense: Many ways to score

    Wallace Matthews

    ATLANTA -- The Yankees have often been accused of relying too much on the home run, but in the first four innings of tonight's game against the Braves, they have shown they do not live by the bomb alone. They took a 1-0 first-inning lead when Robinso...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  7. Eeee-Bomb-Yez gives Yankees the lead

    Wallace Matthews

    The .150 spring batting average now seems about as relevant to Raul Ibanez as a hairbrush. The Yankees new left-handed DH just hit a three-run homer off James Shields in the third inning and the Yankees have erased the 4-0 deficit Carlos Pena put the...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  8. I-Bomb-yez ties game at 1

    Wallace Matthews

    Raul Ibanez just launched one practically over the right-field bleachers at The Boss off Baltimore starter Jason Hammel leading off the second inning to pull the Yankees into a 1-1 tie with the Orioles. It was by far the best-hit ball all spring...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  9. The bombs keep dropping

    Wallace Matthews

    Reds CF Chris Heisey loves hitting off Brian Gordon. Heisey just crushed his second HR, and the Reds' third, of the game off Gordon with a man on to extend the Cincinnati lead to 4-1 in the bottom of the fifth. The Yankees' lone run also came on a ho...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  10. Another bomb in Cincy

    Wallace Matthews

    This time, it's Jonny Gomes' turn to go yard. the Reds' left-fielder turned on an 0-2 pitch from Brian Gordon and sent it into the upper deck in left leading off the second inning to give Cincinnati back the lead, 2-1, over the Yankees....

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  11. A-Bombs continue to fall on Tampa

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez just hit his second home run of the night, a fly ball to dead centerfield on a 1-0 fastball from James Shields with one out in the sixth to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead. That is 3 HRs in 32 career ABs for A-Rod off Shields....

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  12. A-Bomb from A-Rod

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez, stuck in a 2-for-17 skid since his last HR on May 12, just tied the game at 1-1 with a home run off James Shields with one out in the fourth inning. A-Rod's N0. 7 -- and No. 620 of his career -- came on a 2-2 fastball and landed deep ...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  13. Uh-oh: Bad A.J.'s back in town

    Wallace Matthews

    A.J. Burnett was cruising along through five innings, having held the Tampa Bay Rays having allowed just three hits and one run (a solo homer by Johnny Damon) and enjoying a 5-1 lead thanks to Curtis Granderson's three-run bomb in the fifth. Th...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  14. Workmanlike effort fuels Yankees past A's

    Wallace Matthews

    If Joe Girardi could draw up a blueprint for the prototypical Yankee performance, this would be it: Seven solid innings out of his starter, one from his set-up man, one from his closer. Throw in a timely hit or two, maybe a bomb for dramatic effect, ...

    Blog | July 06, 2010