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  1. Yankees' top pick could be in majors soon

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Jacob Lindgren, the Yankees' No. 1 pick in the 2014 amateur draft, has never been to New York City, and he grew up rooting for the Minnesota Twins. But he called his selection by the Yankees as the 55th pick in the draft, "a dream come...

    Blog | June 06, 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. The Yawnkees lose! The Yawnkeees looose!

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees did not pitch well, they did not hit well and they did not run the bases well in their 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins at the Stadium tonight. But playing poorly was not the worst of their sins; even the best of teams can h...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Twins 6, Yankees 1

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Is this any way to start a homestand? Held to a single run by a pitcher (Ricky Nolasco) with a 6.12 ERA, crushed for three home runs by players who had hit a grand total of six between them coming in, and so lifeless their fans were re...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  5. Game 53: Yankees (28-24) vs. Twins (24-27)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Mark Teixeira returns to the lineup after missing three games with tendinitis in his surgically-repaired right wrist for Friday's opener of a three game weekend series with the Minnesota Twins and their right-handed starter, Ricky Nolasco...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  6. Just who are the 2014 New York Yankees?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- When Masahiro Tanaka takes the mound Saturday afternoon against the Minnesota Twins, it will mark the Yankees' 54th game of the 2014 season, exactly one-third of the way to the finish line. An arbitrary milepost, to be sure, but by no ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  7. Yangervis Solarte a real Bronx Bomber

    Wallace Matthews

    MILWAUKEE -- He's had 102 big-league at-bats now, and leads the New York Yankees in RBIs with 18 -- four more than Mark Teixeira, Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran, who are making a combined $58 million this season. He is second on the team in on...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  8. First Pitch: So long, Solarte? Not a chance

    Wallace Matthews

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- By this time tomorrow, the Yankees should be announcing the reinstatement to their roster of Mark Charles Teixeira, their $23-million-a-year first baseman who is expected to be ready to return after a 15-day stay on the disabl...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  9. Notes: Rough flight, sleepless night

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- The Yankees thought the worst part of the quick turnaround between Thursday's game in Houston and Friday's in Toronto was going to be the short night's sleep. But that wasn't the worst of it at all. In fact, it turned out to be a sleepl...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  10. Solarte wins infield sweepstakes

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It sounded pretty ominous when Yangervis Solarte left George M. Steinbrenner Field on Friday night. Be here tomorrow, he was told, but leave your luggage at home. It meant he still had a job with the Yankees, but no seat on the te...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  11. Matthew Berry's bold predictions for the 2014 fantasy baseball se...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry's final fantasy baseball column combines two traditional preseason favorites: his bold predictions and a collection of the best team names submitted by readers.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  12. Tanaka's close shave

    Wallace Matthews

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When you travel as Masahiro Tanaka has, be it 7,500 miles from Japan to New York, or 135 miles from Tampa to Fort Myers, there are bound to be some bumps in the road. In his fourth spring training appearance -- and his last maj...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  13. Morning notes: Tanaka to storm The Fort

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees are sending Masahiro Tanaka 135 miles down the interstate this morning to face the Minnesota Twins in Ft. Myers, while at the same time, Hiroki Kuroda will be throwing to minor-league hitters right across the street from Th...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  14. Postgame notes: The change in CC

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- CC Sabathia has thrown 13 straight scoreless innings over his past three spring starts. He has allowed eight hits over those three games, struck out 15, walked only three. He can say, with full confidence, "I don't think I had an outin...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  15. MRI on troublesome calf of outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury negative, Y...

    Wallace Matthews

    Jacoby Ellsbury spends afternoon in local hospital in an MRI tube having his troublesome right calf examined.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  16. Postgame notes: The bats went south, too

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees -- or at least that portion of the roster that remained behind while the rest of the squad went to Panama for the weekend -- started out well Friday, with the first three batters of their game against the Minnesota Twins ge...

    Blog | March 14, 2014