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  1. Chase Headley: I (heart) New York!

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees haven't made the playoffs since 2012, and New York sports teams are slogging their way through perhaps their worst combined season in a half-century, with no real hope for improvement in the immediate future. But d...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Somber Derek Jeter sees only the end

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- For the first time this season, you could see the finish line reflected in Derek Jeter's eyes. Up until the New York Yankees were eliminated from playoff contention with Wednesday's 9-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, Jeter had been abl...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  3. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees to test out injured right elb...

    Wallace Matthews

    Monday will be one of the most important days of the season for the New York Yankees playoff hopes, and not just because they're facing defending AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2014
  4. First Pitch: CC's Brewers days to blame?

    Wallace Matthews

    MILWAUKEE -- CC Sabathia was a Milwaukee Brewer for only three months, and made all of 17 starts for them in the second half of 2008. Still, he is held in high regard here for leading the Brewers to the playoffs that season -- one of only two postsea...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  5. Joe gets no respect for Manager of the Year

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Over the past 30 years, the New York Yankees have been to the World Series seven times and won it five times. They have won their division 14 times and made it to the playoffs 17 times. And yet, in the 30-year history of the Manager of...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  6. New York Yankees finally put out of their misery

    Wallace Matthews

    Nothing went right for the Yankees during their injury-plagued season.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  7. New York Yankees shut down CC Sabathia for hamstring injury

    Wallace Matthews

    In what could be the final blow to the Yankees' thin playoff hopes, left-hander CC Sabathia has been shut down with a Grade 2 hamstring strain and will not make his final start of the season.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 9, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Even if the New York Yankees somehow make it into the playoffs -- and the Tampa Bay Rays seem to be trying awfully hard to help them -- tonight's 9-2 loss should remove any illusions of whether they can even manage to win a game. And forget...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  9. Brett Gardner of New York Yankees leaves game with left oblique s...

    Wallace Matthews

    Brett Gardner left Thursday night's game against the Orioles in the first inning with a left oblique strain.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  10. New York Yankees made right move shutting down Derek Jeter

    Wallace Matthews

    Even Derek Jeter admitted he was not helping the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  11. Wild (card) atmosphere for Yanks, Rays

    Wallace Matthews

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It may have been a matchup of a first-place team and one fighting for its postseason life, but everything about Sunday's game between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays felt like a playoff game. There was a pitche...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Dodgers 0

    Wallace Matthews

    LOS ANGELES -- If this is the team the New York Yankees are going to field the rest of the way, these are the kinds of games they are going to have to play if they want to stay in contention for a playoff spot. They held Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayt...

    Blog | August 01, 2013
  13. CC Sabathia of New York Yankees throws off mound, says he feels g...

    Wallace Matthews

    CC Sabathia made a surprising admission on Saturday: Just before releasing his first pitch from a spring training bullpen mound before small crowd of coaches and reporters, he was nervous.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  14. MLB Playoffs 2012 - What would George Steinbrenner do to these Ne...

    Wallace Matthews

    How would The Boss have reacted to this October's parade of disappointments?

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  15. MLB Playoffs 2012 -- Alex Rodriguez and New York Yankees likely s...

    Wallace Matthews

    A-Rod is on an irreversible decline, and the Yankees are likely stuck with him.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  16. MLB playoffs 2012 -- Alex Rodriguez says he'll be back with the N...

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez said that if it is up to him - and it is - he will be a Yankee in 2013, and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012