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  1. New York Yankees: Take 'Em or Trash 'Em?

    Wallace Matthews

    Tell us which Bombers you'd bring back for 2015, and which ones you'd send packing.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  2. Jeter gets the royal treatment in Toronto

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- It was Christmas in Canada for Derek Jeter on Sunday as the Blue Jays made their contribution to the Jeter Retirement Haul, in the form of a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation and -- get this -- a three-night, all-expenses-paid trip t...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  3. Cheers and chairs for Jeter in Detroit tribute

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- If you're thinking of giving Derek Jeter a retirement gift, scratch a few more items off the list. In a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park, attended by Jeter's family as well as former Detroit Tiger greats Al Kaline and Willie Horton, an...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  4. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees ties Carl Yastrzemski on MLB hits...

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter passed Carl Yastrzemski for seventh on MLB's all-time hits list with three hits off Yu Darvish on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2014
  5. Joe Torre -- Umpire Laz Diaz, New York Yankees manager Joe Girard...

    Wallace Matthews

    Umpire Laz Diaz "has to take his share of the blame" for an incident Monday in Anaheim that resulted in the ejections of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and pitcher Shawn Kelley, according to Joe Torre.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Rapid Reaction: Jeter speaks

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Derek Jeter fielded questions for half an hour Wednesday concerning the retirement announcement he posted to his Facebook page last week, and in truth, he really didn't say much more than he had written in that lengthy post. In fact...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  8. Most burning question: Why now, Derek?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It is not often that a bunch of divergent groups with differing agendas can approach a story with the same basic question, but when Derek Jeter takes the podium Wednesday at New York Yankees camp to address his recent retirement announ...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  9. Selig: Jeter 'the best'

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig just released the following statement on the pending retirement of Derek Jeter: "In the 21-plus years in which I have served as Commissioner, Major League Baseball has had no finer ambassador than Dere...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  10. Derek Jeter -- New York Yankees won't feel the same without The C...

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter's retirement not only slams the door on a career, it ends an era.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Sorry Buck Showalter, New York Yankees will spend regardless of A...

    Wallace Matthews

    If the Yankees want Matt Wieters, they'll go after him -- regardless of A-Rod.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  13. Cowabunga! Surf's up for Mo

    Wallace Matthews

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- One of the perks of the Mariano Rivera retirement tour is that the Yankees 43-year-old, Cooperstown-bound closer gets stuff at every road ballpark. Cool stuff. Today was no exception as the Oakland A's presented Mo with a surfbo...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  14. Postgame notes: Mo honored; Joba shaves

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers gave Mariano Rivera a retirement gift before Sunday's game, and in return Mo gave them a souvenir -- the last bat he will ever bust in a regular-season game at Comerica Park. It came at the expense of Brayan Pena, who wa...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  15. Posada coming to spring training?

    Wallace Matthews

    Maybe so -- but only as one of the many guest instructors who show up every spring in Tampa. Before Thursday night's Safe At Home fundraiser at Chelsea Piers, Posada -- who was largely absent from Yankee Stadium last year, his first in retirement...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  16. Rapid Reaction: One Mo time

    Wallace Matthews

    After publicly flirting with the idea of retirement, Mariano Rivera has informed the Yankees he will pitch again in 2013. What it means: The Yankees have a good chance of weathering the defection of Rafael Soriano without suffering any collateral ...

    Blog | November 03, 2012