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  1. New York Yankees trade Francisco Cervelli to Pittsburgh Pirates f...

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees on Wednesday traded backup catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for reliever Justin Wilson.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  2. Francisco Cervelli flops to conquer

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Joe Girardi loves the combination of Shane Greene on the mound and Francisco Cervelli behind the plate. The excitable Cervelli is the perfect counterpoint to the low-key Greene, and the manager has put the two of them together for all six...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  3. Game 88: Yankees (44-43) @ Indians (43-44)

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- Another day, another injury. Today it's Carlos Beltran, who reported some swelling behind his right knee this morning and is out of the lineup tonight. That is why Brian McCann is the DH and Francisco Cervelli is behind the plate. Joe Gi...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. Game 77: Yankees (39-37) @ Jays (44-35)

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- The Yankees try to avoid a sweep by the Blue Jays tonight, behind Hiroki Kuroda, who faces RHP Drew Hutchison. Francisco Cervelli gets the start behind the plate, his second since coming off the disabled list, because Joe Girardi said he w...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  5. First Pitch: You forgot the what?????

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Only the Yankees could go out and spend $438 million in the off-season and neglect to pick up a backup first baseman. (I would have said, "You could expect something like that from the Mets," but where would they get $438 million witho...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  6. Francisco Cervelli of New York Yankees headed to disabled list

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees backup catcher Francisco Cervelli was diagnosed with a Grade 2 hamstring strain Monday and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Cubs.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  7. New York Yankees won't sign free agents Stephen Drew, Kendrys Mor...

    Wallace Matthews

    Even though they are in the midst of an infielder shortage, there is "no way" that the New York Yankees will sign free agents Stephen Drew or Kendrys Morales, a source familiar with the team's thinking told on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  8. Postgame notes: (Too) safe at home

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- Joe Girardi seemed to think the play on which Francisco Cervelli was called out at the plate in the third inning was a significant one in the Yankees' 4-0 loss to the Blue Jays. In fact, it was significant for another, more important re...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  9. Morning notes: Cervelli's backup backstop

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It should come as no surprise to anyone who's been paying attention this spring, but Francisco Cervelli has won the Yankees backup catcher's job behind Brian McCann. Francisco Cervelli #29 C New York Yankees 2014 STATS GM- H...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  10. Cervelli understandably wary of good spring

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Francisco Cervelli hit two long home runs today, threw a runner out trying to steal third and made a terrific play tagging a runner out trying to score. So what is any level-headed young man supposed to do after a day like that? ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  11. McCann: New rules will help -- maybe

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Brian McCann remembers -- barely -- the play that KO'ed him in 2008, a home plate collision caused by a runner's knee impacting with his head as he dove across the plate trying to make a tag. Under baseball's new rules reducing, i...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  12. Cervelli: Biogenesis 'a mistake'

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Francisco Cervelli has crammed more bad luck into six short years than most Major League players do in an entire career. In 2008, he broke a wrist; in 2011, he broke a foot; last season, he broke a hand after finally winning himself a ...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  13. Yanks, Cervelli agree to one-year deal

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Injuries, inactivity, a PED suspension -- and the threat of arbitration -- have paid off for Francisco Cervelli, who agreed Thursday to a one-year deal with the Yankees calling for a near $200,000 raise. Cervelli, who after winning the...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  14. New York Yankees will spend money to 'fill holes' in lineup, owne...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner says that when the free-agent season gets into full swing, the Yankees will have some cash to go shopping with.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  15. New York Yankees: Take 'Em or Trash 'Em?

    Wallace Matthews

    Tell us which Bombers you'd bring back for 2014, and which ones you'd send packing.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  16. New York Yankees GM 'not comfortable' talking to Alex Rodriguez

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman acknowledged on Sunday that relations with estranged third-baseman Alex Rodriguez had deteriorated to the point that he now confines his conversation with his highest-paid player to a simple exchange of greetings.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013