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  1. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees thinks he can return this sea...

    Wallace Matthews

    Masahiro Tanaka took another step toward what he hopes will be a return to the New York Yankees this season, throwing 10 pitches off flat ground in the outfield at Camden Yards before Wednesday night's Yankees-Orioles game.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This was the Yankees-Rangers game we might have seen last Wednesday had the skies above Yankee Stadium not opened up, the grounds crew not fallen down, and David Phelps not gotten away with a five-inning complete game. Just lik...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Game 105: Yanks (54-50) @ Rangers (41-64)

    Wallace Matthews

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Remember the game last Wednesday at Yankee Stadium when the grounds crew couldn't get the tarp on the field and Yu Darvish was left to stalk around in front of the visitor's dugout just dying to throw a baseball to, or at, someone...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  4. Tarp is on the field

    Wallace Matthews

    The rain has gotten heavier at Camden Yards in the past few minutes, and at around 5:20, the grounds crew put the tarp down. No word yet on whether tonight's scheduled 6:15 p.m. starting time for ALDS Game 1 between the Yankees and Baltimore Oriol...

    Blog | October 07, 2012
  5. First Pitch: Nunez to DH?

    Wallace Matthews

    Although it seems like months ago, it was only Friday night that Eduardo Nunez allowed a routine ground ball to get past him -- costing the Yankees a game against the Rays, and a crucial game in the standings to the Orioles. Since then, Nunez has ...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  6. CC: I'm pitching Aug. 24

    Wallace Matthews

    CC Sabathia spoke to reporters before Sunday's game and covered a pretty fair amount of ground concerning the elbow injury that landed him on the DL. You can read the whole story here. But one thing I'll leak to you now: The big fella insists he w...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  7. First pitch: 8 p.m.

    Wallace Matthews

    Not to be confused with First Pitch, which will be up at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning. The Mets just announced tonight's game against the yankees will start at 8 p.m. The grounds crew is removing the tarp from the infield....

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  8. Tarp is off, and the lines are on

    Wallace Matthews

    The rain has stopped and it looks like the game will start on or close to the scheduled time of 7:08 first pitch. The grounds crew is putting down the foul lines and batter's boxes and some of the Royals are on the field warming up, so it looks like ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  9. Pineda looks strong

    Wallace Matthews

    Michael Pineda just finished his two-inning stint against the Phillies and looked good, allowing a ground-ball single to Jimmy Rollins leading off the game but shutting down the next six hitters, striking out two including Jim Thome on a high fastba...

    Blog | March 05, 2012
  10. Derek Jeter out of New York Yankees lineup with bruised finger

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is out of the lineup for the opener of a four-game series at the Chicago White Sox.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2011
  11. Nova leaves AAA start with apparent leg injury

    Wallace Matthews

    Ivan Nova left the game in the second inning of a start for the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees (AAA) vs. the Columbus Clippers with an apparent leg injury suffered while attempting to field a ground ball. To that point, Nova had pitched 1-1/3 innings,...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  12. Mariners tie the game on --guess what? -- a ground out

    Wallace Matthews

    The Seattle Mariners, who drove in all four of their runs in Friday night's 4-3 win over the Yankees on infield groundouts, tied tonight's game the same way in the second inning, with help from Ivan Nova, who walked leadoff hitter Jack Cust. Franklin...

    Blog | May 28, 2011
  13. ALCS Game 6: Yankees @ Rangers

    Wallace Matthews

    11:09: A-Rod looks at a curve for strike three and that's game, series and season for the Yankees. 11:08: Feliz dialing it up here, just hit triple digits on first pitch to A-Rod 11:07: cano grounds out and there is one out left in the Yankees ...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  14. ALCS Game 2: Yankees @ Rangers

    Wallace Matthews

    7:59: Cano sends Francoeur charging into the left-field fence, but the game is over, 7-2 Rangers and we're taking a tied ALCS back to NY for Game 3 -- and a date with Cliff Lee -- on Monday 7:56: The runners move up on A-Rod's ground out to third,...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  15. AJ getting ready for sim game

    Wallace Matthews

    The grounds crew is tending the infield for the simulated game scheduled for noon at Yankee Stadium, with A.J. Burnett going the first four innings at least. I will be providing lve updates from the dugout on my twitter account so follow me there sta...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  16. Game 130: Yankees @ White Sox

    Wallace Matthews

    5:37: Vizquel fouls out to Cervelli on first pitch and all the air goes out of the ballpark. Yanks win, 2-1, in an unconscionable 3:27 5:36: Pierre grounds into forceout but no chance for game-ending DP; Vizquel up 5:35: Pierre showing bunt on ...

    Blog | August 29, 2010