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  1. D-Rob takes the loss, but he is not to blame

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Another bad loss against a bad team, but don't blame David Robertson. Yes, Robertson failed to fully replace Mariano Rivera for a night, but he has been a pretty close facsimile for much of the year. Robertson isn't the problem. He...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  2. Cy of relief: Yanks grab October-like win

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- No team has ever faced the past three American League Cy Young Award winners in consecutive days, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. It is a tall challenge, but the New York Yankees are 1-0 so far. Brandon McCarthy and four rel...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Joba (and his beard) are back

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK --- As Joba Chamberlain mingled around the batting cage, he came over to pay his respects to Derek Jeter. The shortstop immediately gestured toward Chamberlain's beard. A group of Yankees, including David Robertson, then gave Chamberlain big...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  4. D-Rob, Dellin have an off day

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Dellin Betances got a spike caught on the rubber, and it cost the Yankees a lead. David Robertson just fell asleep for a few seconds, and it helped cost the Yankees a game. For the first time all season, the two most reliable play...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2, A's 1

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees snapped their four-game losing streak and avoided being swept by the Oakland A's as Masahiro Tanaka combined with three relievers, including closer David Robertson, to lead the Yankees to a 2-1 victory. The Yankees (30-29) ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. D-Rob? More like Tee-Rob on Friday

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- If there were a menu of pitches that Adam Dunn could have ordered down 0-2 in the ninth inning Friday night, his top selection would be a belt-high fastball. As if placed on a tee by New York Yankees closer David Robertson, Dunn receive...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 6, Yankees 5

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- David Robertson gave up a two-run game-winning homer in the ninth to Adam Dunn. Game-ender After picking up the final out of the eighth, Robertson tried to complete a four-out save. It didn't happen. Dayan Viciedo singled and then Dunn ...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  8. First Pitch: Robertson returns

    Andrew Marchand

    Picking relief pitchers is like choosing stocks. It helps to know a little more, but still no one really knows. David Robertson is expected to return from his groin injury on Tuesday in Boston. We know a lot about him, but we still don't know if ...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  9. David Robertson activated from DL by New York Yankees

    Andrew Marchand

    The New York Yankees activated closer David Robertson from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday as they begin their three-game series with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  10. What we've learned after the first 13 games

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- With the 7-6 New York Yankees tied for first place, here's our initial impressions after the first 13 games: 1. Beltran: Please, God, don't hit it to me: Carlos Beltran stood at first base praying the ball wouldn't be hit to him. A thr...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Astros 2

    Andrew Marchand

    HOUSTON -- The Yankees won their first game of the season behind the pitching of Ivan Nova and the hitting of Yangervis Solarte and Ichiro Suzuki. David Robertson picked up his first save in the post-Mariano Rivera era. No Mo: Robertson earned...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  12. First Pitch: Oh, the Robertson era begins

    Andrew Marchand

    HOUSTON -- Love or hate the Yankees, they never lack storylines. David Robertson is replacing the greatest closer who ever lived, and it falls behind so many headlines for this year. What other team could make that happen? It doesn't make Robe...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  13. Could this be the Yankees' year?

    Andrew Marchand

    Masahiro Tanaka is the biggest sensation in baseball. CC Sabathia is an ace again. Derek Jeter is vintage Derek Jeter in his farewell season. David Robertson closes with ease. Mark Teixeira's wrist doesn't fall off. Could this be the Yankees' year...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  14. 2014 Projections: Yankees rotation, closer

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees' pitching is going to be intriguing to watch from start to finish. Can CC Sabathia regain his ace form? Will Hiroki Kuroda continue to look old or be revived? Does Ivan Nova have the consistency for a solid full season? Will Masahiro ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  15. Jeter to play in back-to-back games

    Andrew Marchand

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Derek Jeter is scheduled to play back-to-back games for the first time this spring. He'll play Tuesday night at George M. Steinbrenner Field after playing Monday, when he made a throwing error in the sixth inning and went 0-for-3....

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  16. Cashman expects D-Rob to close

    Andrew Marchand

    We have updated our Masahiro Tanaka news story with Brian Cashman's comments. Here is the new info: The Yankees are over the $189 million mark, which means they will be taxed at a 50 percent rate in the future. They had hoped to slip under the num...

    Blog | January 22, 2014