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  1. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi excited about return of Alex...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees manager Joe Girardi is regularly phoning, texting and emailing with Alex Rodriguez and is excited about the much-maligned player's comeback.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  2. Young, Yankees are Amazin' for a night

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Chris Young could have used many words to describe the Yankees' biggest comeback win of the season, but he chose a nearly perfect one for an ex-Met. "It was amazing," said Young, who just needed to drop the "g" to make it just right. ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Credit for Pineda's comeback goes to ...

    Andrew Marchand

    Michael Pineda is starting for the Yankees in Wednesday's nightcap. Who should be given full credit for his comeback? ESPN New York, of course. From Jorge Arangure Jr.'s story in the New York Times. But Pineda said he soon found salvation ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  4. Killer B comeback?

    Andrew Marchand

    KISSIMEE, Fla. -- Next up, on the Yankees' young pitching redemption tour -- Manny Banuelos. Banuelos, who turns 23 next week, will pitch in relief after Ivan Nova. "We believe he has a high ceiling," Joe Girardi said of Banuelos, who last pitc...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  5. New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter scripts Hollywood beginning ...

    Andrew Marchand

    Derek Jeter treated Yankees fans to a Hollywood beginning for this comeback.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  6. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees back, homers on first pitch vs. T...

    Andrew Marchand

    Derek Jeter was in the New York Yankees ' lineup Sunday, attempting his second comeback of the year.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2013
  7. Is Mo writing the best comeback ever?

    Andrew Marchand

    This past NFL season, a 36-year-old Peyton Manning shook off four neck surgeries and the rust of a year off to nearly win the MVP. In the NBA, Michael Jordan won three championships, spent almost a full season away and came back at 31 years old to...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  8. Mariano Rivera's return: Better than Michael Jordan, Mario Lemieu...

    Andrew Marchand

    Mariano Rivera's return may be the greatest New York comeback of all time.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  9. State of the Binder: Day 6

    Andrew Marchand

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Not surprisingly, Joe Girardi's group interview session focused on Derek Jeter, following the captain's news conference. 1.) CAPTAIN COMEBACK: Girardi said he believes Jeter will do everything he can to be ready by Opening Day. "...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  10. Mariano Rivera of New York Yankees to begin throwing next week

    Andrew Marchand

    Still not fully recovered from his season-ending knee injury, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he will alter his winter throwing program to compensate for all the time he missed in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2013
  11. Pettitte throws five scoreless in comeback

    Andrew Marchand

    For the first time since June 27th, Andy Pettitte returned to the mound. Pettitte threw five scoreless innings against a terrible Toronto Blue Jays lineup in front of a sparse crowd at Yankee Stadium. Most importantly, Pettitte seemed to leave wi...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: Orioles 5, Yankees 4

    Andrew Marchand

    Recap | Box score | Photos WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees and the Orioles are once again tied for first in the AL East. And the Yankees may have an ace problem. COMEBACK? ALMOST: In the ninth against Orioles closer Jim Johnson, the Yankees loaded t...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  13. First Pitch: Andy Pettitte, Round 2

    Andrew Marchand

    Joe Girardi and Larry Rothschild think Andy Pettitte will be better. In fact, they make tonight against the Reds sound sort of easy. In Game No. 2 of Pettitte's comeback, he won't have to deal with the incessant attention his return brought. "W...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  14. New York Yankees' Brian Cashman says Andy Pettitte to start Sunda...

    Andrew Marchand

    After retiring and being away from the major leagues for more than a year, Andy Pettitte will make his return to the New York Yankees on Sunday against the Seattle Mariners, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  15. First Pitch: Jeter going after Gwynn next

    Andrew Marchand

    A little lost in the Yankees incredible comeback on Saturday was another 3-for-4 day from Derek Jeter. At this time last year, if Jeter had three hits, it was stop the presses time. Not only because Jeter chased 3K, but because he looked that bad. ...

    Blog | April 22, 2012
  16. Holy Swish! Yankees take the lead

    Andrew Marchand

    Once down 9-nil, the Yankees have comeback and taken the lead at Fenway. With a man on and no out in the eighth, Bobby Valentine turned to his closer Alfredo Aceves. Aceves walked Derek Jeter. Next, Nick Swisher nailed two-run bomb of a double off...

    Blog | April 21, 2012