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  1. Good news for Yanks: No beast in the East

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees are back from their nine-game, three-city road trip, and if there is anything they have learned, it is probably that they are not as good as the best of the West. But it doesn't really matter, because with the exception of...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Girardi made the right call; Did the Yanks?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It was almost four years ago that Joe Girardi walked into the manager's office at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago and was greeted by the sight of his own unmistakeable silhouette on the back page of the Sun-Times under the headline "The On...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  4. Angels honor Derek Jeter with paddleboard

    Wallace Matthews

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- To commemorate his upcoming retirement as well as his last visit to Angel Stadium, the Los Angeles Angels gave Derek Jeter two gifts Wednesday night -- one just before the game and one just a few pitches into it. In a pregame ce...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  5. Cano and Yankees an uneasy divorce

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees are doing just fine, thank you, without Robinson Cano. And whether he is completely happy with his decision or not, Cano is very happy in Seattle at least two days a month -- the days when the Mariners cut his biwe...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  6. Stroke of luck made Jeter a Yankee

    Wallace Matthews

    Entire forests will be felled over the next six months to chronicle Derek Jeter's final season, and a lot of the same angles are bound to be written over and over again. But one angle I have rarely seen explored in regards to Jeter is the role luc...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Tanaka's gift to baseball

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Arigato, Masahiro. That's what Matt Garza, Ubaldo Jimenez and Ervin Santana, among others, should be saying to Masahiro Tanaka right about now. Because one of the collateral effects of the new posting rules between MLB and the Nippo...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  8. New York Yankees sparked by Ivan Nova, Alfonso Soriano and Brenda...

    Wallace Matthews

    Nova, Soriano and Ryan gave the Yankees some hope Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2013
  9. New York Yankees' Andy Pettitte retires for second time

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees starter Andy Pettitte announced his retirement Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  10. Phil, it's time for Hughes to go

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- To paraphrase the old Groucho Marx line, Phil Hughes doesn't have to leave in a Huff. He can leave in a minute and a Huff. But he has got to leave -- the New York Yankees' rotation, that is -- if his team is going to have any chance of ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  11. New York Yankees blast K.C., still aren't Bombers

    Wallace Matthews

    Wednesday's outburst was 'nice' -- but don't get used to it, Yankee fans.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2013
  12. New York Yankees' Andy Pettitte dodges Father Time yet again

    Wallace Matthews

    Andy Pettitte is able to dodge Father Time yet again.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2013
  13. Pregame notes: Where's Andy's cutter?

    Wallace Matthews

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Andy Pettitte will try to snap a two-game losing streak, and three-game winless streak, tonight against the Royals, a team he has mastered over the course of his career, with a 14-3 lifetime record and 3.44 ERA. But it is not j...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  14. First Pitch: Your mission, Mr. Phelps . . .

    Wallace Matthews

    DENVER -- . . . is to make the Yankees' decision difficult when Ivan Nova is ready to come off the disabled list. David Phelps gets the ball today as the Yankees try to get even with the Colorado Rockies for Tuesday night's 2-0 loss, and it might ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  15. Postgame notes: Nuno, Gardner and DPs

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees played their worst game of the young season tonight, losing 9-1 to the lowly Houston Astros, and Andy Pettitte pitched his worst game in years. But there were a couple of (minor) positives: * LHP Vidal Nuno, making his major-le...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  16. Pettitte: Loss 'made me sick to my stomach'

    Wallace Matthews

    Andy Pettitte did not get the license numbers of the trucks that hit him Monday night at Yankee Stadium. He did not know the names of the players who did the most damage against him, because most of them were in high school when Pettitte put his thre...

    Blog | April 29, 2013