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  1. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 7, Twins 3

    Wallace Matthews

    MINNEAPOLIS -- For the New York Yankees, playing these Minnesota Twins has been like giving a dose of extra-strength painkiller and a can of Red Bull to a man with a blinding hangover. Suddenly, the comatose have gotten up and walked. The team tha...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  2. Postgame notes: Overbay, Hafner so close

    Wallace Matthews

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Yankees lost to the Athletics, 6-4, Tuesday night in the first of a three-game series, but for two oh-so-close plays, they might have come away with a win. * The first one involved Lyle Overbay, playing just his fifth g...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  3. Pregame notes: Wells sits, Ichiro moves

    Wallace Matthews

    Joe Girardi is sending out a slightly shaken-up lineup for the first game of a two-game set with the Mets beginning tonight at Yankee Stadium, after seeing his club drop both games between the two teams at Citi Field. * The slumping Vernon We...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  4. Postgame notes: Nuno, Gardner and DPs

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees played their worst game of the young season tonight, losing 9-1 to the lowly Houston Astros, and Andy Pettitte pitched his worst game in years. But there were a couple of (minor) positives: * LHP Vidal Nuno, making his major-le...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. Postgame notes: CC, Joba, Youk and Gardy

    Wallace Matthews

    The story of the day was Travis Hafner's hitting -- a three-run homer and an RBI triple that knocked in the game-winner in the Yankees 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays -- but as always, there are subplots to every game story: * CC Sabat...

    Blog | April 27, 2013
  6. Postgame notes: CC, Pronk and Gardy

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees took a long, cold trip to nowhere tonight, playing 10 innings against the Houston Astros in blustery, winter-like weather, only to come away with a 4-4 tie. What you need to know: * In his final tuneup before his Op...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  7. Pregame notes: Nova to make final start

    Wallace Matthews

    * Joe Girardi said, as of now, Ivan Nova, who pitched poorly for the second straight outing in Thursday night's 6-0 loss, would make his next, and final, scheduled start of the regular season Tuesday at home against the Red Sox. "We haven't c...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  8. Pregame notes: A-Rod at DH, Tex in Tampa

    Wallace Matthews

    * Alex Rodriguez's bruised left foot improved enough from yesterday that Joe Girardi inserted him into his lineup as the DH tonight, batting third. A-Rod fouled a ball off his foot in his final at-bat of Tuesday night's loss to the Twins and did...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  9. Pregame notes: Mystery Pitchers & more

    Wallace Matthews

    * Derek Jeter is back to playing shortstop for just the fourth time in the 12 games since he aggravated the bone bruise in his left ankle trying to beat out a double play ball on Sept. 12 against the Red Sox. Although Joe Girardi tried to downpl...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  10. Pregame notes: Nova, Swisher, Phelps

    Wallace Matthews

    * Ivan Nova threw a simulated game on the field at Fenway this afternoon and Joe Girardi dodged the question of whether he will replace Freddy Garcia in the Yankees rotation for this weekend's crucial series with the Tampa Bay Rays, which probab...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  11. Pregame notes: Tex, Nova, Grandy, Andy

    Wallace Matthews

    * Tex getting closer: Mark Teixeira, recovering from a left calf strain, did some light jogging on a treadmill today and said he hopes to play sat some point during the critical four-game weekend series with the Orioles, although he said he doub...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  12. Pregame notes: Andy, Al, CC and Phelpsy

    Wallace Matthews

    * Andy Pettitte threw two innings of 20 pitches each off flat ground today, but did not really push off, because, Joe Girardi said, he is not supposed to until he sees the Yankees' doctor after the team returns to New York on Monday. Girardi sai...

    Blog | August 25, 2012
  13. Pregame notes: Andy, Al and Phelspie

    Wallace Matthews

    * Andy Pettitte, recovering from a broken left ankle suffered on June 28, played catch again on Friday and will increase the intensity of his throwing on Saturday, but is still not ready to throw off a mound. * Alex Rodriguez, recovering...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  14. Girardi plays coy on Phelps, Lowe

    Wallace Matthews

    Look, everyone knows the following two statements to be fact: * David Phelps will start against the Texas Rangers on Monday night in at Yankee Stadium in place of CC Sabathia, and * Derek Lowe will be a Yankee by that time. So why...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  15. Pregame notes: A-Rod, Ichiro, ManBan

    Wallace Matthews

    * Alex Rodriguez is with the team in Detroit, wearing a bandage on his broken left hand under a removable splint. A-Rod said he can do almost everything but hit two-handed -- in fact, he has been working in the cage swinging with his right hand...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  16. New York Yankees end curse at Tampa Bay Rays home park

    Wallace Matthews

    Bombers had, um, better bullpen goat in ending Trop curse before Boston series.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012