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  1. Max Scherzer not a realistic option, New York Yankees' Randy Levi...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees president Randy Levine confirmed Thursday that the team is highly unlikely to bid on the services of right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer, the top starting pitcher in this offseason's free-agent crop.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  2. Andrew Miller has deal with New York Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    Free-agent reliever Andrew Miller remains employed in the AL East after reaching agreement on a contract with the Yankees on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  3. Scherzer a risk? No more than Tanaka was

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees have let it be known they are not interested in any of the Big Three starting pitchers available in this year's free-agent market, based on the perfectly reasonable premise that it is unwise to sign a pitcher who is past his 3...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  4. Spend Hal's Money: Victor Martinez

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees went into last winter with a publicly stated goal of keeping their payroll below $189 million. They came out of it having committed more than $400 million for four new players. This winter, there are no such payroll limitations, at least ...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  5. New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long dismissed

    Wallace Matthews

    After a disappointing season in which their offense underperformed and their defense was often shoddy, the Yankees have dismissed their hitting coach, Kevin Long, and their infield/first base coach, Mick Kelleher.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  6. Tanaka is something to look forward to

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It was a day when the Yankees had one eye on the scoreboard and the other on 2015, and it turned out to be no contest. 2015 won in a landslide. While the Royals were beating the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City, trimming the Yankees' tra...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  7. Game 139: Yanks (72-66) vs. Royals (77-61)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees begin an important three-game series tonight against a team that could stand in the way of their wild-card aspirations, the Kansas City Royals, who are clinging to a one-game lead over the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central. ...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  8. For Yankees, the tragic number is 8

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- For the 64th time this season, the Yankees ask you to suspend your disbelief, throw your logic out with the garbage and believe in something when common sense tells you you're out of your mind. OK, so go with it for awhile. After all, i...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Blue Jays 2, Yankees 0

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- A good effort on Friday, a non-effort on Saturday. That is what mediocre teams are all about. Once again, the Yankees were all about being a mediocre team in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Blue Jays. Once again, they wasted a fine pitch...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Tigers 3, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The Yankees went from the glory of Wednesday night to the gory of Thursday afternoon, dropping a winnable game, and a pivotal series, with a 3-2, bottom-of-the-ninth loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. The Yankees blew a...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  11. Game 132: Yankees (69-62) @ Tigers (71-60)

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The Yankees go for a big series win this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers, who they trail in the race for the second AL wild card by just two games. And after pounding David Price on Wednesday night, they take a crack at another left-h...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  12. Memorable night for a mostly forgettable O

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- For most of the 2014 season, the team formerly known as the Bronx Bombers has been anything but. Choose any offensive yardstick you like, and chances are the 2014 New York Yankees are at or near the bottom of the American League pack. Desp...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  13. More DH days in Jeter's future?

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- Through the first 120 games of the season, Derek Jeter served as the New York Yankees' DH four times. And over the past eight games, he has been the DH three more times. If the Yankees wind up playing tonight -- they are in a rain dela...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  14. Notes: Beltran back in right field

    Wallace Matthews

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Carlos Beltran last played the outfield May 11, coming into a game against the Milwaukee Brewers as a pinch hitter for Kelly Johnson -- remember him? -- and then playing the final three innings in right field. Since then, B...

    Blog | August 16, 2014
  15. Francisco Cervelli flops to conquer

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Joe Girardi loves the combination of Shane Greene on the mound and Francisco Cervelli behind the plate. The excitable Cervelli is the perfect counterpoint to the low-key Greene, and the manager has put the two of them together for all six...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  16. Yankees call on Esmil for Friday

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- In a move that was guarded more closely than many state secrets, the Yankees announced that Esmil Rogers will get the start in place of the injured David Phelps Friday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Cleveland India...

    Blog | August 07, 2014