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  1. Game 22: Yankees (12-9) @ Red Sox (10-12)

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- As Joe Girardi rightly pointed out in his pregame interview, the Michael Pineda pine tar story is yesterday's news; there is a game to play against the Red Sox tonight and it's Girardi's job to try to win it and leave Boston with a series v...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  2. Game 19: Yankees (10-8) at Rays (9-9)

    Wallace Matthews

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Today's game may seem secondary to the bad news about Ivan Nova's elbow injury, but the Yankees still need to play it, and win it, if they want to head into the series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway with any kind of mome...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  3. New York Yankees -- Alex Rodriguez 1, Major League Baseball 0

    Wallace Matthews

    The gambit may ultimately fail, but after Monday it's Alex Rodriguez 1, MLB 0.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  4. Lillibridge's glove affair with Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- On April 25, 2011, a late defensive replacement for the Chicago White Sox made two spectacular plays in right field at Yankee Stadium, one to rob Alex Rodriguez and the other to rob Robinson Cano, to preserve a 3-2 win over the Ya...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  5. Postgame notes: Overbay, Hafner so close

    Wallace Matthews

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Yankees lost to the Athletics, 6-4, Tuesday night in the first of a three-game series, but for two oh-so-close plays, they might have come away with a win. * The first one involved Lyle Overbay, playing just his fifth g...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  6. New York Yankees -- We've got questions; do you have answers?

    Wallace Matthews

    Time to play 'You Be The GM': Are the Yankees built to win when it counts?

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  7. Swisher: Whaddaya want from me?

    Wallace Matthews

    Nick Swisher's explanation of the play that resulted in Ike Davis' three-run home run in the first inning that turned out to be the difference in the Mets' 6-4 win over the Yankees on Friday night was as follows: "I just couldn't jump high enough." ...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  8. Yanks O/U: Michael Pineda's wins

    Wallace Matthews

    In a recurring feature of the blog, we play the always fun "Over-Under Game," in which we will set the line for a player and a stat and ask you to weigh in. The Player: Michael Pineda The number: 15 wins The scouting report: Pineda became a Y...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  9. A-Rod: A "positive day''

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez went hitless in five at-bats in his first day back, and was unable to make the play on one of the two chances that came to him at third base inSunday's 3-0 Yankees win over the Twins at Target Field. But overall, A-Rod said his return ...

    Blog | August 21, 2011
  10. New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira leaves game vs. Chicago White Sox...

    Wallace Matthews

    Mark Teixeira left U.S. Cellular Field with a thick wrapping around his right hand.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2010
  11. Game 59: Yankees @ Orioles

    Wallace Matthews

    Post-Mortem: new game, same old story: Yankees play Orioles, Yankees beat Orioles. Sabathia faces Orioles, Sabathia beats Orioles. Yanks win, 4-2, in a relatively crisp 3:18. On my way to the clubhouse, back in a bit 10:24: Mo strikes out Tejada f...

    Blog | June 09, 2010