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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Romine to Triple-A; Greene to Bronx

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees optioned Austin Romine to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday, and recalled RHP Shane Greene to help shore up the bullpen weakened by David Robertson's trip to the DL and Tuesday's 14-5 loss to the Orioles, in which Vidal Nuno...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  8. Robertson injury exposes new-look Yanks

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The ball will find you. That's what baseball people like to say about a weak spot in a team's defense. If there's a bad glove out there, there's no sense in trying to hide it. Because the ball will find you. Well, the same goes for ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  9. David Robertson of New York Yankees headed to disabled list

    Wallace Matthews

    The New York Yankees say closer David Robertson will go on the disabled list because of a strained groin.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  10. Yankees bullpen set, infielders still waiting

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Manager Joe Girardi completed his bullpen tonight, naming right-hander Dellin Betances and lefty Vidal Nuno to a relief staff that already included David Robertson, Shawn Kelley, Matt Thornton, David Phelps and Adam Warren. But his ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  11. Yankees' Panama roster

    Wallace Matthews

    Pitchers B / T 74 Bruce Billings R / R 64 Cesar Cabral L / L 62 Robert Coello R / R 38 Preston Claiborne R / R 40 Matt Daley R / R 57 Chris Leroux R / R 61 Jim Miller R / R 30 David Robertson R / R 52 CC Sabathia L / L 63 Yoshinori Tateyama...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  12. Postgame notes: Captain struggling

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles, 6-0, today, in a split-squad game at The Boss behind strong pitching from Michael Pineda and five other pitchers, including David Robertson, who got one out, and Bruce Billings, who got eight. Zo...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  13. Morning notes: Pineda 'jumpy,' D-Rob chill

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Michael Pineda threw his first live batting practice session this morning, and there weren't many good swings from either Ramon Flores or Jose Pirela, the two hitters he faced. But it was unclear if that was because Pineda's stuff was ...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  14. Morning notes: The Closer throws

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- David Robertson, the new Yankees closer, will throw a bullpen session this morning on the second day of workouts for pitchers and catchers. The is new because the former closer, a fellow by the name of Mariano Rivera, rarely picked ...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  15. 12 burning Bombers questions

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Every baseball season begins the same way. Players report for spring training. Reporters start asking questions. Some of those questions, naturally, cannot be fully answered until the season is over, and sometimes not even by then. But...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  16. Four Yankees in, one out

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- In addition to signing Brett Gardner to a one-year deal, the Yankees came to terms with RHPs Ivan Nova, David Robertson and Shawn Kelley, and officially parted ways with Vernon Wells, who was unconditionally released after having been des...

    Blog | January 17, 2014