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  1. D-Rob hardly surprised he's not a Yankee

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Going from high socks to White Sox was no shock to David Robertson, who said on a conference call Wednesday that he could read the handwriting on the bullpen wall when the Yankees signed Andrew Miller to a four-year contract on Friday. ...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  2. Case closed: Yankees didn't need D-Rob

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- As soon as the Yankees signed Andrew Miller, David Robertson became a spare part. A very expensive spare part, at that. That is why no Yankees fan should be surprised by the news out of the winter meetings that late Monday night -- ear...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  3. Andrew Miller has deal with New York Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    Free-agent reliever Andrew Miller remains employed in the AL East after reaching agreement on a contract with the Yankees on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  4. Robertson may get 'Papelbon money,' but it shouldn't be from the ...

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- In professional sports and in the real world, it has been said that individuals don't get paid what they deserve, they get paid what they -- or their agents -- can negotiate. And if David Robertson and his agent, Scott Leventhal, can...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  5. Cashman: 'We'll have a closer in 2015'

    Wallace Matthews

    Whether the Yankees closer will be David Robertson, Dellin Betances or someone else, well, that he's not so sure about. Yankees GM Brian Cashman spoke for about 20 minutes after the first session of the GM meetings Monday evening in Phoenix, and a...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  6. Robertson rejects Yankees' qualifying offer

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees closer David Robertson rejected two opportunities to make major-league history on Monday in favor of pursuing long-term riches as a free-agent. David Robertson #30 RP New York Yankees 2014 STATS GM63 W4 L5 BB23 K96 ERA3....

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  7. Spend Hal's Money: David Robertson

    Wallace Matthews

    The New York Yankees went into last winter with a publicly stated goal of keeping their payroll below $189 million. They came out of it having committed more than $400 million for four new players. This winter, there are no such payroll limitations, ...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  8. Burning Questions: Betances the closer?

    Wallace Matthews

    This is the fourth in a series of 10 Burning Questions the Yankees face this offseason. It is not even open to dispute that in 2014, in his first full season in the major leagues, Dellin Betances was one of the best relief pitchers in all of base...

    Blog | October 03, 2014
  9. Burning Questions: Re-sign D-Rob?

    Wallace Matthews

    This is the third in a series of 10 Burning Questions the Yankees face this offseason At $5.21 million, David Robertson was a bargain for the Yankees in 2014. He finished among the top 10 closers in baseball with 39 saves, held opposing hitters...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Orioles 5

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter's final season as a New York Yankee might have ended in disappointment, but his final game at Yankee Stadium ended the way he likes it -- with a victory. And, better yet, with a victory that resulted directly from a classic...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  11. Bombers' bullpen is burning

    Wallace Matthews

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- You can smell it now, and it doesn't smell like victory. It smells like the odor of arms burning out from overuse. That is really the only way to explain what went on with the New York Yankees' bullpen Tuesday night, when no...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  12. First Pitch: No holding Betances back

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The last guy to close for the New York Yankees held the job for 17 seasons. The current one will be lucky to hold it for two. That is not because David Robertson doesn't have the ability to do Mariano Rivera's job. He certainly does...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  13. Postgame notes: Hitters gotta hit

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Joe Girardi was as angry as he has been after any of the New York Yankees' previous 25 losses this season, but his displeasure was not directed at David Robertson, who blew the save on his first pitch of the ninth inning and ultimately, t...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  14. D-Rob: I want to prove I can close

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- You would think a pitcher who has been as successful as David Robertson has been as both a setup man and, until the last 10 days, a closer would not feel the need to lay his credentials out to anyone. But after a day -- actually, 2/3 o...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  15. Bullpen 'hiccup' could sink Yanks

    Wallace Matthews

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Manager Joe Girardi called it "a hiccup," but it was more like a hemorrhage: four pitchers, two innings, eight earned runs. That was what the Yankees bullpen did Friday night after having strung together seven stellar games...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  16. Pregame notes: Closing time?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees and Red Sox meet tonight for the first of 19 times this season, and for Game 1 of this continuing saga, the Yankees have no closer. That's right. Mariano Rivera is retired. David Robertson, of course, is on the DL with a gr...

    Blog | April 10, 2014