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  1. Morning notes: Yankees at Tigers

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees travel to Lakeland today to play the Detroit Tigers and drop in on their old buddy Joba Chamberlain, now a member of their middle relief crew. And guess who's starting for Detroit? None other than the reigning AL Cy Young w...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  2. No Derek Eater: Captain drops 6 pounds

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- You will see less of Derek Jeter than ever this spring training, but not because New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi plans to play him in fewer preseason games in order to preserve his soon-to-be 40-year-old shortstop for the regular ...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  3. Will Alex be welcome among the Bombers?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- We all know Alex Rodriguez will not be playing for the Yankees this season, and as we learned last week when he decided to drop his fight to overturn the 162-game suspension incurred by MLB for his involvement with Biogenesis, he no longe...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  4. How A-Rod can help the Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- On Monday, I wrote a column saying that the best thing Alex Rodriguez could do for himself would be to drop all the posing, the pretense and the publicists and just tell the whole truth about what he got from Biogenesis and why he...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  5. Pregame notes: Wells sits, Ichiro moves

    Wallace Matthews

    Joe Girardi is sending out a slightly shaken-up lineup for the first game of a two-game set with the Mets beginning tonight at Yankee Stadium, after seeing his club drop both games between the two teams at Citi Field. * The slumping Vernon We...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  6. Weather, Day II: More of the same

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- Not a drop of raining falling right now, but the skies are thickly overcast and the weather app on my iPhone, which turned out to be right on the money yesterday, says there is 70% chance of rain beginning at 4 p.m. That increases to 80%...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  7. Weather outlook: Poor

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- It's raining heavily here in Cleveland at 5:15, less than two hours before first pitch, and according to the weather app on my iPhone, the chance of rain is 100% between now and 9 p.m., when it drops to 90%. So the possibility of a raino...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. Morning Notes: Hughes, Goody, squirrel

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. Here's what I mean: 1. HUGHES IN THE POOL: Phil Hughes completes his course of anti-inflammatories Saturday, and the plan is to get him into the pool at the Yankees' minor-league comp...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  9. A-Rod still hitting third

    Wallace Matthews

    Joe Girardi apparently refused to cave in to public pressure to drop Alex Rodriguez in his lineup for tonight's pivotal Game 3 against the Baltimore Orioles, holding him in the third slot against RHP Miguel Gonzalez. Here is tonight's lineup: Dere...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  10. MLB Playoffs 2012 - New York Yankees can't drop Alex Rodriguez in...

    Wallace Matthews

    If the Yankees drop A-Rod in the order, history suggests an unhappy ending.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  11. Blame bats, again, as Yanks drop Game 2

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- The New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles have now played 20 games against each other this season. Each has won 10 of those games and lost 10 of those games. The run differential over those 20 meetings is a scant two runs: 99 for...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  12. Thanks, ump! DiMuro helps out Yanks

    Wallace Matthews

    Mike Stobe/Getty ImagesA Dewayne Wise drop turned into an epic out thanks to umpire Mike DiMuro.It might have been Derek Jeter's birthday, but the Yankees got the gifts Tuesday night, two of them from third-base umpire Mike DiMuro that might have cha...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  13. First Pitch: Cue the Jeter watch

    Wallace Matthews

    Now that we've been through the starting rotation once, it is time to turn our attention to more pressing matters. As in Derek Jeter. On Wednesday, Jeter went hitless in two at-bats to drop his spring training average to .125. He has one hit...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  14. There's a little too much Pineda

    Wallace Matthews

    By his own estimate, Michael Pineda has to drop 10 pounds between now and Opening Day. The topic of physical size dominated the 6-7 Pineda's conversation with the Yankee beat writers this morning in Tampa, and Pineda -- a pleasant, friendly sort ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  15. 25Q/25D: Will the real Cap please stand up?

    Wallace Matthews

    Michael L. Stein/US PresswireWill we see the Derek Jeter of last season's second half ... or the one from 2010?25 Questions, 25 Days: Day Three A year ago at this time, we were debating whether it was time to drop Derek Jeter from the leadoff spot...

    Blog | January 27, 2012
  16. Guess what? It's raining

    Wallace Matthews

    Light rain falling in the Bronx at 4 p.m., four and a half hours before first pitch of the resumption of ALDS Game 1 tonight with the Tigers, and according to, the chance of rain drops to 10 percent at game time -- but rises to 40 percent...

    Blog | October 01, 2011