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  1. Yankees bullpen set, infielders still waiting

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Manager Joe Girardi completed his bullpen tonight, naming right-hander Dellin Betances and lefty Vidal Nuno to a relief staff that already included David Robertson, Shawn Kelley, Matt Thornton, David Phelps and Adam Warren. But his ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  2. Manny Banuelos headed to the minors

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Before spring training began, Yankees GM Brian Cashman raised the possibility that Manny Banuelos, the 23-year-old lefty coming off Tommy John surgery, might make the major-league club as the second lefty out of the bullpen with strong...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Tuesday's Yankees lineup

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- Here's the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out tonight for Game 2 against the Blue Jays and lefty starter J.A. Happ (Spoiler alert: Derek Jeter is in it): Brett Gardner CF Derek Jeter SS Robinson Cano 2B Alfonso Soriano LF Alex Rodrig...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Game 62: Yanks (35-26) @ Mariners (27-35)

    Wallace Matthews

    SEATTLE -- Here is the Yankees lineup that will face lefty Joe Saunders on Saturday, first pitch at 4:10 p.m. ET: Brett Gardner, CF Jayson Nix, SS Mark Teixeira, DH Robinson Cano, 2B Vernon Wells, LF Kevin Youkilis, 1B Ichiro Suzuki, RF Dav...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  5. That's a wrap for The Rapper

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It's official: Clay Rapada, who made an important contribution last year as the Yankees' second lefty out of the bullpen, will start the season on the disabled list, having fallen too far behind after losing a couple of weeks to bursit...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  6. Logan to rest inflamed elbow

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Boone Logan called his latest spring training injury, a touch of elbow inflammation, "an annoying little feeling" and expects to be sidelined at least until the middle of the week. The lefty specialist, who was tied for the league h...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  7. Boone Logan, New York Yankees agree to $3.15 million, one-year co...

    Wallace Matthews

    Left-hander Boone Logan and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $3.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.25 million.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  8. New York Yankees could make wrong kind of history in 2012

    Wallace Matthews

    These Yanks could create the kind of history that no team would want to make.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  9. Pettitte might pitch again next year

    Wallace Matthews

    We still don't know when Andy Pettitte will pitch again this year, but already, the Yankees' 40-year-old lefty is thinking about 2013. Asked if he would rule out a return to the Yankees next season, Pettitte said, "No, I wouldn't. I mean, I'll go...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  10. Andruw Jones: Lefty killer

    Wallace Matthews

    AP Photo/Seth WenigAndruw Jones (center) ripped a three-run homer in the second inning.The Yankees signed Andruw Jones last year to do one job, and one job only, and they re-signed him this year to do the same job. They weren't really interested i...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  11. Game 47: Yankees (25-21) @ Athletics (22-25)

    Wallace Matthews

    Russell Martin is sitting out his second straight game and Joe Girardi says he has a stiff neck. He is day-to-day. With a lefty starting for Oakland, Mark Teixeira, fresh off a four-hit, two-homer day on Saturday, is restored to the three-hole i...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  12. Three absolutes: Death, taxes . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    . . . and Mark Teixeira will spank Bruce Chen. Tex hit a two-run homer in the first inning off the Royals starter tonight, raising his career average to .500 (10-for-20) and giving him seven home runs against the 34-year-old lefty. CC Sabathia prompt...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  13. It takes two . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    . . . to replace Brett Gardner, on the 15-day DL with a right elbow strain. Joe Girardi said that until Gardner returns, the left-field job will be divided between Raul Ibanez against right-handed starters and Andruw Jones against lefties. With RHP ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  14. New lineup vs. lefties leaves Gardner out

    Wallace Matthews

    Tonight's Yankees lineup features the switch-hitting Nick Swisher hitting second and Curtis Granderson moved down to sixth in the order against Rays lefty David Price, and Andruw Jones, who hits lefties well, playing in place of Brett Gardner. Joe Gi...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  15. 2012 spring training -- Andy Pettitte of New York Yankees solid i...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees lefty Andy Pettitte pitched his first inning against major league hitters since Oct. 18, 2010, on Wednesday, and it was a successful one.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  16. Cabral has "significant'' elbow injury

    Wallace Matthews

    The news about Cesar Cabral, the lefty reliever who had a good chance to make the club, is not as good as the news about Michael Pineda. Joe Girardi said Cabral has "a significant injury" to his pitching elbow, although he could not specify what it...

    Blog | March 31, 2012