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  1. Others leap at deadline, Yankees limp

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Look, Yankees fans, I know what you really wanted under your trade deadline tree: Jon Lester. David Price. And Yoenis Cespedes. As well as Mike Trout, Giancarlo Stanton, Miguel Cabrera and King Felix Hernandez. (Hey, what's the point of ...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  2. Yanks mediocrity plain to see, now what?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It's pretty rare that all of a team's flaws are on display in a single ballgame, but Monday's Yankees loss to the Seattle Mariners was one of those games. Their offense collected a good number of hits off King Felix Hernandez, eight to...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  3. Game 56: Mariners (28-28) @ Yankees (29-26)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees escaped facing King Felix Hernandez when the Mariners were here in April due to a rainout, but tonight, the bill comes due when Felix starts the makeup game at the Stadium. Here's the Yankees lineup: Brett Gardner LF D...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Mariners 4, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees thought they got a break when Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon chose to stay on rotation for tonight's game, meaning no King Felix, but yes Kid Roenis. They couldn't have been more wrong. Now, the Mariners...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. Postgame notes: The Face of Denial

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- On Thursday, an ESPN poll of fans voted Alex Rodriguez the Face of Baseball. On Friday, A-Rod sounded more like the King of Denial as he tried to put the best face on a devastating 8-4 Yankees loss to the Red Sox. "I think we're in a go...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  6. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Mariners 1

    Wallace Matthews

    SEATTLE -- Big day for the Pettitte family of Deer Park, Texas. Dad Andy wins an important game and son Josh gets drafted by the Yankees in the 37th round. What it means: That even with King Felix looming in tomorrow's series finale, the Yankees ...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Rockies 2, Yankees 0

    Wallace Matthews

    DENVER -- Humidor or no humidor, the home run is still king here at Coors Field, and it took just one of them to send the Yankees to defeat Tuesday night, 2-0, to the Rockies in the opener of a three-game series. The Yankees offense was non-existent ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  8. A-Rod to DH tomorrow

    Wallace Matthews

    For the Class A Tampa Yankees, that is. Still, it is a step in the right direction for Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees, who have been without their third baseman since July 24, when King Felix Hernandez broke his left hand with an 88 mph changeup. ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  9. First Pitch: Noesi? No way, si?

    Wallace Matthews

    Over the past two games, the Yankees have spanked David Price for five runs in seven innings and King Felix Hernandez for four runs in 6-2/3. In those games, Robinson Cano has gone 7-for-8 and Alex Rodriguez 4-for-8. sudenly, the middle of the Ya...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Mariners 2

    Wallace Matthews

    What it means: That even with Jesus and The King on their side, the Seattle Mariners still don't quite match up. The Yankees got this weekend series off to a good start with a 6-2 victory, getting home runs from both halves of their erstwhile DH plat...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  11. New York Yankees DH Raul Ibanez leads team over Felix Hernandez, ...

    Wallace Matthews

    Raul Ibanez is starting to look like exactly what the Yankees were hoping for.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  12. Yankees clubhouse a dry zone

    Wallace Matthews

    Responding to questions about Bobby Valentine's ban on alcohol in the Red Sox clubhouse, Joe Girardi said that alcohol has never been allowed in the Yankees clubhouse "for as long as I can remember." King III of the Post then reminded him of see...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  13. Ibanez: I look good in pinstripes

    Wallace Matthews

    Raul Ibanez, a dead-ringer for Yul Brynner in "The King and I," held court, briefly, in the Yankees' clubhouse on Saturday morning and said one of the reasons he chose to come here was because of the uniform. Among the criteria the 40-year-old ...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  14. Prince Hal: No need to talk to King Mo

    Wallace Matthews

    Maybe he just doesn't want to hear any possible bad news, but Hal Steinbrenner does not plan to ask Mariano Rivera what he intends to do after this season, nor does the New Boss plan to try to talk him out of anything. "I have no plans to sit dow...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  15. Jorge's retirement announcement. Only on YES

    Wallace Matthews

    The YES Network will televise Jorge Posada's retirement press conference live from Yankee Stadium beginning at 11 a.m. As Don King used to say, if you can't be on on the scene, be sure to catch it on the screen. (Of course, King didn't care where you...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  16. New York Yankees' Derek Jeter embodies Martin Luther King's dream...

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter is a symbol of the America Martin Luther King hoped to live in.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012