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  1. Granderson could return by Tuesday

    Wallace Matthews

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Curtis Granderson was scheduled to play his third game for the Scranton/Wilkes Barre RailRiders on Saturday night, serving as the designated hitter against the Gwinnett Braves, but his career as a RailRider might be drawing to a r...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  2. New York Yankees must tread water until stars return

    Wallace Matthews

    The object of this Yankees season, at least for the first half, is to tread water.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  3. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees plays DH in minor league game

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter took four at-bats as a designated hitter for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, the Yankees Triple-A affiliate, and even though he grounded out all four times, he viewed the day as a positive step in his road back from a broken ankle.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  4. New York Yankees sign Brennan Boesch

    Wallace Matthews

    The New York Yankees have added yet another backup outfielder/designated hitter, signing Brennan Boesch to a one-year contract Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  5. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez to DH in rehab game Friday

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez will take the first step in his road back to the New York Yankees by serving as the designated hitter for Class A Tampa on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  6. A-Rod not sticking his neck out

    Wallace Matthews

    Not yet, anyway. Alex Rodriguez, who was switched from third base to designated hitter shortly before the start of Monday night's game due to a "slight stiff neck," is the DH again tonight. Joe Girardi said he did not check with A-Rod before maki...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  7. Late switch: Sore A-Rod to DH

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees just announced that Alex Rodriguez, originally playing third base in tonight's lineup vs. the Blue Jays, had been switched to designated hitter after experiencing "a slight stiff neck" following batting practice. Eric Chavez, originally ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  8. First Pitch: Raul is cool in left

    Wallace Matthews

    Mike Stobe/Getty ImagesRaul Ibanez has been a pleasant surprise to the Yankees in the outfield.When the Yankees signed Raul Ibanez this winter, it was intended for him to be a designated hitter who could also, if necessary, play the outfield. But...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  9. New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates still working on A.J. Burnet...

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees and Pirates are still talking about an A.J. Burnett trade, but New York may want a better deal.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2012
  10. Nothing imminent with Yanks and Ibanez

    Wallace Matthews

    According to a source familiar with the negotiations, if that's truly what they are, "nothing is about to happen" between the Yankees and Raul Ibanez, one of four candidates for a designated hitter job, the last opening on the club. According to ESP...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  11. Posada to sit vs. lefties

    Wallace Matthews

    Andruw Jones is in the lineup tonight as the Yankees designated hitter vs. left-handed starter Brett Anderson, and although Joe Girardi wouldn't officially say it, it certainly appears that Jorge Posada has lost half his DH job. "You could look a...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  12. Jorge Posada returns to New York Yankees lineup, batting seventh

    Wallace Matthews

    Jorge Posada has returned to the New York Yankees' lineup and will bat seventh Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  13. Spring Training 2011: New York Yankees' Jorge Posada might end up...

    Wallace Matthews

    You can never have too many pitchers. Apparently that goes for catchers, too.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  14. New York Yankees' Jorge Posada back in lineup vs. Cleveland India...

    Wallace Matthews

    Jorge Posada is back in the New York Yankees' lineup after missing one game with a sore left knee.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  15. A-Rod back in the lineup, not on the field

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez, sidelined since Thursday with what the Yankees are calling a strained hip flexor and A-Rod is calling a sore groin, returned to the cleanup spot in the Yankee lineup tonight, although not as a third baseman but as a designated hitter....

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  16. New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez returns to lineup as DH

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez returned to the Yankees starting lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2010