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  1. Burning Questions: Yanks to stay popular?

    Andrew Marchand

    This is the ninth in a series of 10 Burning Questions the New York Yankees face this offseason. The Yankees didn't make the playoffs, but they were still the team opposing fans most wanted to see. The average road attendance for the Yankees was 35...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Orioles 0

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter had a two-run double and three RBIs, while Michael Pineda threw 7⅓ scoreless innings as the New York Yankees kept their playoff hopes alive. Pineda gave up just one hit and walked one, while striking out eight. Jeter...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  3. Game 151: Yankees (76-74) vs. Rays (74-78)

    Andrew Marchand

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tonight is the final game in Derek Jeter's career in Tampa. Despite the fact that both teams are out of the playoff picture, it could be interesting. Mark Teixeira is back as he declared his wrist healthy enough to go. Teixeir...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  4. McCann ties career high with four hits

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Brian McCann is trying to salvage something of his first Yankee season. He knows he has been less than advertised. So as the New York Yankees try to sneak into the postseason, he is holding out hope that he and his teammates can make a mi...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Red Sox 1

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Behind the battery of Hiroki Kuroda and Brian McCann, the Yankees aide their fading playoff hopes with a 5-1 win over the rival Red Sox. Home is where the heart is (and the homers, too): McCann hit a two-run shot in the second to give ...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  6. Prado: One of my biggest moments

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- Following Martin Prado's game-ending, bases-loaded single in the ninth, the New York Yankees' clubhouse was filled with superlatives as they were elated -- maybe more relieved -- to live another day in the playoff race. "I can describe...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  7. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees feels good after testing elbo...

    Andrew Marchand

    Masahiro Tanaka felt a sense of relief after tossing a ball 25 times in the Yankee Stadium outfield Monday as he attempts to avoid Tommy John surgery and return for the Yankees' playoff push.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  8. 8 Q's: Yanks can make the playoffs, but ...

    Andrew Marchand

    The final game of the Yankees' regular season is Sept. 28 in Boston. There are 68 games between now and then that will decide if that is where it all ends for Derek Jeter's legendary career. But Jeter's final bows may not come at the Fens. Here's why...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  9. ZiPs: Tanaka good for 3 or 4 extra wins ...

    Andrew Marchand

    ... but, according to Dan Szymborski, and his ZiPs machine, the Yankees need more than that to become a playoff team. Before they got Tanaka, Szymborski and his fancy computer had the Yankees as a likely 82-win team. With ZiPs assigning Tanaka's ...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: A-Rod banned for 2014

    Andrew Marchand

    Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for 162 games and the 2014 postseason, a reduction from the original 211-game suspension, but the length is a clear victory for Major League Baseball. WHAT IT MEANS: For A-Rod, a further tarnished legacy and the ch...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Girardi signs four-year deal

    Andrew Marchand

    Joe Girardi has signed a new four-year contract that will make him the Yankees' manager through 2017. A source told ESPN New York the deal is worth $16 million plus postseason incentives, which makes Girardi the second-highest paid manager in the gam...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  12. A-Rod sues Yankees' team doctor, hospital

    Andrew Marchand

    Alex Rodriguez has added a second lawsuit, suing the Yankees' team doctor, Chris Ahmad, and New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, alleging malpractice for misdiagnosing his left hip injury during the 2012 playoffs. Rodrig...

    Blog | October 04, 2013
  13. Yankees' 2013 season report card

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees were undermanned and injured in 2013. With no postseason to look forward to, the players are left with just one solace -- to do well on their final report card. Here at, we have doled out the grades for each and every i...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Astros 2

    Andrew Marchand

    HOUSTON -- The Yankees beat the Astros behind the pitching of Adam Warren and the hitting of David Adams. WHAT IT MEANS: Not much. Both teams are out of the playoff hunt. NO MO: Mariano Rivera took the night off -- his decision. Joe Girardi sa...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  15. Lack of effort, wins point to no postseason

    Andrew Marchand

    TORONTO -- As the Yankees fold, there are excuses you can make for them and ones you can't. In the batter's box, they might have scored only six runs in 27 innings in Toronto because after this long, injury-filled season, their bats are spent. On...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  16. Girardi: We are 'darn close' to must-wins

    Andrew Marchand

    TORONTO -- Joe Girardi knows the Yankees are wasting a chance at something special. This team, with all its injuries and controversy, had the playoffs right in its sights. It would be quite an accomplishment. For a franchise built on winning champ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013