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  1. Jeter homers on first pitch since returning

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- The Captain has a flair for the dramatic, doesn't he? In his first at-bat since returning from a strained quadriceps injury, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter belted the first pitch he saw from Tampa Bays left-hander Matt Moore i...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  2. Cano eliminated from Derby in first round

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- Well, that was quick. New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano was eliminated from the 2013 Home Run Derby after hitting just four homers in the first round. New York Mets fans cheered when Cano recorded his 10th and final ou...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  3. First Pitch: The end of Andruw Jones?

    Mike Mazzeo

    Is it time to pull the plug on Andruw Jones? Since July 19, the 35-year-old outfielder is hitting just .132 (12 hits in 91 at-bats with one homer) and slugging a mere .198. On Wednesday night, manager Joe Girardi elected to start left-handed ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  4. Nunez atones for error with huge homer

    Mike Mazzeo

    Joe Girardi didn't want Eduardo Nunez to take Friday's ninth-inning error into Saturday's game. So the Yankees manager met with his struggling shortstop in the team's clubhouse a couple hours before first pitch to offer him some words of encouragemen...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  5. Jeter passes Ruth on home run list (really)

    Mike Mazzeo

    Yankees captain Derek Jeter surpassed Babe Ruth on the franchise's all-time list ... of double-digit home run seasons. With his 250th career homer in the fifth inning of Friday night's 6-4 win over the Red Sox, Jeter notched the 16th 10-or-more-h...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  6. Ichiro wowed by ovation after first homer

    Mike Mazzeo

    Ichiro Suzuki has been playing baseball for a long time. But the Yankees outfielder can't recall hearing a louder ovation than the one he received after belting his first homer with New York -- and 100th of his career -- on Monday night. "I do...

    Blog | August 03, 2012
  7. Around the minors 7.6.12

    Mike Mazzeo

    BUFFALO 5, SYRACUSE 1: Jeurys Familia allowed one run on five hits over a season-high 6 1/3 innings and struck out five. Josh Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with a third-inning homer, double and three RBIs. Jenrry Mejia and Chris Schwinden -- a waiver claim ...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  8. Wise's dream week continues

    Mike Mazzeo

    This week alone, Dewayne Wise has fooled an umpire into thinking he made a diving catch in the stands, retired the only two batters he faced during a scoreless relief appearance and gone 7-for-11 at the plate with two homers and five RBIs. "He's d...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  9. Yanks, Braves set Stadium home run mark

    Mike Mazzeo

    Al Bello/Getty ImagesDerek Jeter got things started for the Bombers with a leadoff homer in the first.On a hot and humid Wednesday afternoon, it seemed like new Yankee Stadium played like it did in 2009. Or did it? The Yankees (four) and Brav...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  10. Braves' bombs blast Hughes in Bronx

    Mike Mazzeo

    Al Bello/Getty ImagesPhil Hughes couldn't, um, take the heat on Wednesday afternoon.Phil Hughes didn't blame the heat for all the homers. He blamed himself. The 25-year-old right-hander had bad stuff and couldn't locate on Wednesday afternoon....

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  11. First pitch: Tweaking the lineup

    Mike Mazzeo

    The Yankees aren't getting their money's worth for Mark Teixeira. The $23.125 million first baseman is hitting just .223 so far this season with four homers and a .275 on-base percentage. In Sunday's 6-2 loss to Seattle, he stranded the bases loa...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  12. Smoaked! No-hitter over

    Mike Mazzeo

    Andy Pettitte had a no-hitter going --until he got Smoaked. Justin Smoak, a .195 hitter who was the key piece in the M's-Rangers deal for Cliff Lee, cracked a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth inning on Sunday. The homer came after Pett...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  13. Jesus gets loose on Yankees

    Mike Mazzeo

    Jesus just got loose! For the other team ... In his return to Yankee Stadium, Jesus Montero went oppo boppo off Hiroki Kuroda leading off the fifth, giving the Mariners a 2-1 lead on Friday night. It was his fifth homer of the season. ...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  14. Russell's got the muscle

    Mike Mazzeo

    Russell hasn't had much muscle this season. But the Yankees' catcher hit his second homer of the year to give the team a 4-3 lead over the Tigers in the fifth. Martin came into Friday night's game hitting a paltry .182 with a homer and four R...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  15. Breaking News: Cano homers

    Mike Mazzeo

    Robinson Cano is finally on the board. The Yankees second baseman hit his first home run of the season in the third to cut his team's deficit to 5-4. (It took Cano 49 at-bats to go yard....

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  16. About time: A-Rod cranks his first homer

    Mike Mazzeo

    The Yankees were the only team in the majors with no RBIs from their No. 3 and 4 hitters this season, according to Elias. Not anymore. Alex Rodriguez, who is locked in since his change to the No. 3 spot in the batting order, belted his first ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012