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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera more than baseball's caree...

    Wallace Matthews

    Mariano Rivera has cemented his claim as the Greatest Yankee of His Era.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  14. New York Yankees 'not close' to trading for a pitcher, says Brian...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he is "not close" to making a deal for a pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2011
  15. New York Yankees experience déjà vu all over again ...

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees experienced deja vu all over again in Seattle.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  16. Tex checks the King

    Wallace Matthews

    Mark Teixeira, who has hit Felix Hernandez well throughout his career, put the Yankees back on top with a two-run homer (Curtis Granderson aboard) off a 2-0 fastball to right-center to break a 1-1 tie. Teixeira came in batting .298 lifetime vs. Herna...

    Blog | May 28, 2011