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  1. Jeter: Just Skip it

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter was approached for a response to Skip Bayless' insinuations on First Take today about his remarkable season, and as expected, the Yankees captain was not outraged. In fact, he was bemused. "Maybe Skip should get tested," he said, laugh...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  2. Derek Jeter laughs off Skip Bayless' PED use insinuation

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter today laughed off insinuations by Skip Bayless of ESPN's "First Take" that his excellent 2012 season was the result of using performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  3. Notes: 30 days and counting for CC

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The clock for CC Sabathia to return to the Yankees starts ticking tomorrow when he takes the mound for the Class A Tampa Yankees in his first official rehab start. Sabathia has been on the disabled list since May 11 with right knee inflam...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  4. Game 9: Yankees (4-4) vs. Orioles (3-5)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka plays the Bronx tonight, getting his first start at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees try to take the rubber game of this three-game series against the Orioles, first pitch at 7:05. Here's the lineup: Brett Gardner CF De...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  5. Pregame notes: Grandy back, Nunie at 3rd

    Wallace Matthews

    SAN DIEGO -- Finally, its time for The Grandy Man, Take 3. Take 1 ended on his first at-bat of the spring, when Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ busted his right forearm with an errant pitch. That cost Curtis Granderson the first 38 games of the seaso...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  6. First Pitch: Cy Hiroki?

    Wallace Matthews

    On the occasion of his first start at Camden Yards -- that's right, he has never pitched there in six major league seasons, four of which were in the National League -- let us take a moment to consider the brilliance of Hiroki Kuroda. Two winters ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  7. Source: Yanks think MLB won't fine Tex

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees do not expect Major League Baseball to take any disciplinary action against first baseman Mark Teixeira for comments he made about the umpires after a controversial loss in Baltimore Saturday night. According to a baseball source, "The...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  8. 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
  9. Hughes gives back the lead

    Wallace Matthews

    Phil Hughes #65 SP New York Yankees 2012 STATS GM10 W4 L5 BB13 K46 ERA5.47 ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It didn't take long for Phil Hughes to give back the three-run lead his teammates gave him in the first inning, with interest. It started with ...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  10. Nicky Two-Guns Unchained

    Wallace Matthews

    Nick Swisher, hobbled for the past two weeks by injuries to both sides of his groin, played the outfield for the first time in a week today and proclaimed himself "almost ready to take the chains off." Asked what the final hurdle to his return ...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  11. First Pitch: Pineda's day in the sun

    Wallace Matthews

    Brian Cashman's biggest gamble in years takes the mound for the Yankees Monday afternoon in Clearwater when Michael Pineda, the young righthander the Yankees parted ways with Jesus Montero to acquire, takes the mound for his first spring training st...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 10, Cubs 4

    Wallace Matthews

    Recap | Box score | Photos What it means: That the Yankees first trip to Wrigley Field in eight years, and only their second since 1938, was an unqualified success. Yanks take 2-of-3 from the Cubs before rocking full houses all weekend long. Great...

    Blog | June 19, 2011
  13. Posada to work at first base this weekend

    Wallace Matthews

    Eric Chavez got the start at first base today against the Rays, but the search for a viable backup for Mark Teixeira also includes Nick Swisher, who played 6 games (one start) there last year, and Jorge Posada, who Joe Girardi said would take some gr...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  14. No Chuck E Cheese for the Yankees this year

    Wallace Matthews

    Joe Girardi traditionally takes his team out for an OGA - Organized Group Activity -- on the final dayof training camp before the first exhibition game. Two years ago, they had a team pool tournament (won by Mariano Rivera) and last year, they all we...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  15. Can Rick Peterson be on his way back to New York? Probably not

    Wallace Matthews

    It might take him more than 10 minutes to fix A.J. Burnett but the thought of Rick Peterson, former Mets pitching coach, replacing Dave Eiland may not be as far-fetched as it appears at first. For one thing, he has roots in the Yankee organization: ...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  16. Tex a late scratch

    Wallace Matthews

    Mark Teixeira was scratched from the lineup about an hour before today's Yankees-White Sox game after finding his bruised right thumb was still too painful after trying to take batting practice. In his place, Nick Swisher moves to first base and Aust...

    Blog | August 29, 2010