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  1. Torre: No more punishment for Alex

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It may not be the definitive last word on the Alex Rodriguez situation, but coming from Joe Torre, who works for Major League Baseball as an executive vice-president for baseball operations, it's pretty good. Asked Thursday night if he...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  2. Joe Torre -- Umpire Laz Diaz, New York Yankees manager Joe Girard...

    Wallace Matthews

    Umpire Laz Diaz "has to take his share of the blame" for an incident Monday in Anaheim that resulted in the ejections of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and pitcher Shawn Kelley, according to Joe Torre.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  3. New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera should be unanimous selection to...

    Wallace Matthews

    Mariano Rivera should be the first unanimous selection to the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  4. Cashman the rule-breaker

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees GM Brian Cashman showed up at Thursday night's Safe at Home dinner, the anti-domestic abuse foundation established by Joe Torre, in clear violation of team policy. He was sporting a full goatee, expressly forbidden since George Steinbrenner b...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  5. Joe Torre says New York Yankees prefer Andy Pettitte not pitch in...

    Wallace Matthews

    Team USA manager Joe Torre cast considerable doubt Thursday on whether Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte will pitch for him in the World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Joe, please report to the principal's office

    Wallace Matthews

    Rick Osentoski/US PresswireJoe Girardi expects a fine, not a suspension, for his Thursday outburst.Joe Girardi had a talk with his predecessor, and now MLB's Dean of Discipline, Joe Torre this afternoon regarding his on-field meltdown during the fif...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  8. There's one fewer E in NunEE today

    Wallace Matthews

    That's because Joe Torre, in one of the first acts since returning to work for MLB, overturned an error charged to Eduardo Nunez last week at Yankee Stadium, the one where he misplayed Nick Johnson's fly ball to left,, causing two runs to score. Now...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  9. New York Yankees -- If Mariano Rivera retires, Rafael Soriano is ...

    Wallace Matthews

    If Mo retires, Rafael Soriano isn't the best man for the job -- he's the only man.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  10. Yankees will survive Posada's departure

    Wallace Matthews

    Jorge Posada's reported decision to retire before the start of spring training reduces what had been the Core Four and then the We Three down to the True Two. But that is not as bleak as it may appear in the first blush of the news over the weeken...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  11. Torre to the rescue?

    Wallace Matthews

    Does anyone else suspect that Joe Torre's "sudden" decision to quit a rather cushy job as an exec VP for Major League Baseball to join a group trying to buy the embattled Los Angeles Dodgers came with a pretty strong push from Torre's boss, Bud Seli...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  12. Torre: Replay rule could be expanded

    Wallace Matthews

    Joe Torre, MLB's Executive VP for Baseball Operations, just completed a brief briefing, pun definitely intended, of what was discussed at today's GM meetings, which adjourned at around 3:15 p.m. Central time. The usually-loquacious Torre spoke for...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  13. GM meetings update

    Wallace Matthews

    Here's what's happened since 10 AM: Nothing. Not really. The internet came back on at about noon. Joe Torre walked through the lobby. I said, "Hi, Joe." He said, "Hi, Wally." That was the sum total of our conversation. David Robertson g...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  14. A day later . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    . . . the talk of Billy Butler's home run on Wednesday night continues. And the Yankees still lost. Having gotten some measure of satisfaction by the admission from his predecessor, Joe Torre, that umpire Dana DeMuth "missed the call" in ruling...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  15. New York Yankees hero Jorge Posada's benching hastens end of an e...

    Wallace Matthews

    Will Jorge Posada, a major part of the Yanks since 1997, last out the season?

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2011
  16. Torre likes the Yankee catcher

    Wallace Matthews

    OK, so we all know Joe Torre likes Jorge Posada. He won three World Series with him behind the plate. But Posada's a DH these days, and it turns out Torre is also a big fan of the new Yankee catcher, Russell Martin, who happened to be the catcher for...

    Blog | March 17, 2011