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  1. Gardner goes down in history

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- A quarter-century or so from now, when some Yankee hits what turns out to be the 20,000th home run in the history of the franchise, someone is sure to ask this question: "Who hit the 15,000th?" The answer is Brett Gardner, whose fifth-...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  2. Mark Teixeira of New York Yankees out with lower lat strain

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, the club's leading home run hitter and run producer, is suffering from what the team described as a "lower lat strain" that will keep him out of the lineup for a minimum of three to four days.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  3. Mark Teixeira of New York Yankees has fluid drained from knee, wi...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, the leading home run hitter and run producer in their struggling lineup, had fluid drained from his knee and will not be available to play on Wednesday as the Yankees seek to avoid being swept by Tampa Bay.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 9, Angels 2

    Wallace Matthews

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The New York Yankees and Derek Jeter left the Big A in style Wednesday, the team with a series win after losing the first game two nights ago, and Jeter with two hits, his first home run of the season, and a new paddleboard. Vi...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  5. Postgame notes: Trapped at the Trop

    Wallace Matthews

    St. PETERSBURG -- Brett Gardner doesn't hit many home runs, but when the final tally on his career is added up, it will show one fewer home run than he should have had. Gardner was victimized twice in the fourth inning of Sunday's 5-1 Yankees win ...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Red Sox 1

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Add two new names to the annals of Yankees-Red Sox lore: Michael Pineda and Dean Anna. Pineda tamed the Boston Red Sox for his first win as a New York Yankee, and Anna belted his first major league home run in the fifth inning as the ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  7. Jeter's farewell tour is off and running

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There was very little drama in Derek Jeter's return to the Yankees on Thursday, and neither the player nor his team could have asked for anything more. No stirring home run, like the one Jeter belted to put an exclamation point on h...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  8. Offense good, defense bad, Yankees lose

    Wallace Matthews

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- The law firm of Ellsbury, Beltran and McCann did its job today, namely create baserunners and drive them in, and a newcomer named Yangervis Solarte did Eduardo Nunez's job today, and did it better with a a long two-run home run and...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  9. Postgame notes: Yanks knock Noles 8-3

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees put a whupping on a bunch of college kids today, getting five doubles from four hitters and a home run from Ramon Flores in an 8-3 win in their first preseason game -- in reality, a pre-preseason game -- over the Florida St...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  10. Derek Jeter: Still retiring

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- No change in the Derek Jeter situation, although the Captain did hit a home run in batting practice this morning across the street at the Yankees' minor league complex. Jeter said on Thursday he would address his impending retiremen...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  11. Alex Rodriguez breaks Lou Gehrig's career record for grand slams

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is Major League Baseball's all-time leader in grand slams.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  12. Pregame notes: Crickets greet Alex's 650th

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- If Alex Rodriguez hits his 650th home run and no one notices, did it really happen? Well, it did happen Monday night, but there was no mention of it at the Rogers Centre on Monday night, or in Joe Girardi's postgame press conference, o...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  13. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 4, Tigers 3 (10)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The crowd came to boo Alex Rodriguez, stuck around to cheer Ivan Nova and was finally stunned by the sight of Mariano Rivera blowing his second save in two games on a long home run by Miguel Cabrera when he and the Yankees were one strike...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  14. New York Yankees -- Alex Rodriguez 1, Major League Baseball 0

    Wallace Matthews

    The gambit may ultimately fail, but after Monday it's Alex Rodriguez 1, MLB 0.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  15. MLB suspends Alex Rodriguez through 2014 season

    Wallace Matthews

    As expected, Major League Baseball on Monday suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's leading active home run hitter, for 211 games, beginning Thursday, for violations of its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Padres 0

    Wallace Matthews

    SAN DIEGO -- The New York Yankees still can't hit very much, but when they get the kind of starting pitching they got Saturday night, and a rare home run for good measure, they can win a game even when the opposing pitcher shuts them down cold for ha...

    Blog | August 03, 2013