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  1. David Robertson of New York Yankees seeks 'Papelbon money' in fre...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees free-agent closer David Robertson turned down the chance to have the highest closer salary for one season in baseball history. Now, he has his eyes on the largest contract ever given to a reliever.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  2. Dellin Betances of New York Yankees surpasses Mariano Rivera stri...

    Andrew Marchand

    The year after Mariano Rivera retired, Yankees All-Star rookie Dellin Betances has already pushed him aside in the team's record books for strikeouts in a season.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Rays 4

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees were nearly no-hit by Alex Cobb, but instead rallied and won on a Chris Young three-run homer in the ninth. Rally: After Rays reliever Jake McGee hit Chase Headley in the face to start the ninth, Ichiro Suzuki lined a doubl...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Indians 3, Yankees 0

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees have been playing well of late, but if you want to know the biggest reason they could miss out on the second wild card -- it's their offense. Corey Kluber and three relievers shut them out Saturday. Honus work: Derek Jeter...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2, A's 1

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees snapped their four-game losing streak and avoided being swept by the Oakland A's as Masahiro Tanaka combined with three relievers, including closer David Robertson, to lead the Yankees to a 2-1 victory. The Yankees (30-29) ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  6. Gardner saves the day in St. Louis

    Andrew Marchand

    ST. LOUIS -- From his vantage point in center field, Jacoby Ellsbury thought the game would have been over. Yadier Molina had just driven a ball off Yankees reliever Alfredo Aceves that appeared like it would end the game in 11 innings. From Ellsb...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: White Sox 3, Yankees 2

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- White Sox ace Chris Sale and three relievers shut down the anemic Yankees offense until a ninth-inning rally. Perfect Sale: Fresh off the DL, Sale was perfect through 5⅔ innings. His final line was six scoreless innings, one hit...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  8. RP Matt Thornton, New York Yankees agree to two-year deal

    Andrew Marchand

    Lefty reliever Matt Thornton agreed Tuesday to a two-year, $7 million contract with the New York Yankees, according to Thornton's agent, Adam Hubble.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2013
  9. Joba to Tampa?

    Andrew Marchand

    On this overcast Wednesday, let's empty out some notes. 1. TAMPA RULES? He is a reliever who at one point had a lot of success. He then struggled, which has likely relegated his free agency to "afterthought guy" status. But he still can throw in t...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  10. Rapid Reaction: Blue Jays 2, Yankees 0

    Andrew Marchand

    TORONTO -- The Yankees' offense had nothing against R.A. Dickey and two relievers, while Andy Pettitte was masterful, but not perfect, in a 2-0 loss. WHAT IT MEANS: The Yankees are wasting all their chances to win a wild-card spot. They have lost ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  11. Yankees can't close deal in Chicago

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- The Yankees sit at the lowest point of their season, where they are not only losing games but assigning blame. The manager said one of his relievers should have fielded a ball to finish the game in the 12th inning. The legendary closer tho...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  12. D-Rob: 'I did a terrible job'

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees reliever David Robertson unleashed his inner Bill Walton in assessing his first loss of the season. "I did a terrible job out there," Robertson said after giving up the go-ahead run in the eighth in the Subway Series opener, a 2-1 Yankees ...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  13. Joba to the DL

    Andrew Marchand

    The New York Yankees placed reliever Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list Thursday with a strained right oblique. Chamberlain joins Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, Kevin Youkilis, Francisco Cervelli, Ivan Nova and M...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  14. Joba Chamberlain of New York Yankees placed on DL

    Andrew Marchand

    The New York Yankees placed reliever Joba Chamberlain on the disabled list Thursday with a strained right oblique.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  15. Yanks claim Demel

    Andrew Marchand

    What's a day without a Yankee transaction? On Tuesday, they picked up Dan Otero. Now, Otero is gone, replaced by another righty reliever, Sam Demel. Hopefully for Demel's sake, the Yankees have bigger plans for him than they did Otero. Here is th...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  16. Yanks acquire Otero

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees have picked up righty reliever Dan Otero. I guess he gives them more depth in the bullpen. Here is the release: The New York Yankees today announced they have claimed right-handed pitcher Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco ...

    Blog | March 26, 2013