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  1. Notebook: Missing opportunities

    Matt Ehalt

    The Yankees aren't tied in this series because of a lack of quality pitching. Starters CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte were tremendous in the first two games of the ALDS in Baltimore, but the Yankees nearly wasted both of their excellent outings by ...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  2. Martin gets hot at right time

    Matt Ehalt

    Russell Martin chose the right month to get hot. Martin continued his torrid September by hitting a pivotal three-run homer in the Yankees' 6-4 win over the Rays on Sunday. Martin, who went 1-for-4, is hitting .291 this month but is batting .343 o...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  3. Kuroda's gem is team's best this season

    Matt Ehalt

    Hiroki Kuroda set the bar for the Yankees' rotation Tuesday night. "This is a very good lineup he just shut down," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Kuroda tossed a complete game shutout against Texas. "To not give up a hit until the seventh ...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. Kuroda pitched well, but Felix was better

    Matt Ehalt

    Hiroki Kuroda only surrendered one run Saturday afternoon. That made him the second-best starter in the game. Despite a great outing, Kuroda was outdueled by Mariners ace Felix Hernandez in the Yankees' 1-0 loss at Yankee Stadium. Kuroda gave u...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  5. Notebook: Swisher, Pettitte and Russell

    Matt Ehalt

    Nick Swisher will once again be the designated hitter Monday night, as the Yankees try to give the right fielder as much time as possible to heal before returning to the field. Swisher last played in the outfield on July 20, and was in the starting l...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  6. Robertson can't work around leadoff walk

    Matt Ehalt

    Even Houdini can't work around leadoff walks. Yankees reliever David Robertson surrendered the game-winning run Sunday after he walked the leadoff batter in the 10th inning of the Yankees' 3-2 loss to the Red Sox. Robertson yielded two hits and th...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Mets 4

    Matt Ehalt

    Russell Martin led off the ninth with a walkoff homer and the Yankees beat the Mets, 5-4, to sweep the first installment of the Subway Series. THE HERO: Martin's blast to left won the game, but he also had a two-run shot in the seventh that galvan...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  8. RISP failures doom Yankees once again

    Matt Ehalt

    The one hit that could have changed it all never came. The Yankees once again came up small in the biggest moments of a game on Saturday, failing with runners in scoring position repeatedly in their 6-5 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. In the nint...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  9. Sunday's lineup

    Matt Ehalt

    Here's the lineup that will back Andy Pettitte in his return. Derek Jeter, ss Curtis Granderson, cf Alex Rodriguez, 3b Robinson Cano, 2b Mark Teixeira, 1b Nick Swisher, rf Raul Ibanez, lf Eric Chavez, dh Russell Martin, c...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  10. Raul continues to drive in runs

    Matt Ehalt

    Raul Ibanez isn't one to focus on his achievements, preferring to compliment others and focus on the team's accomplishments. He says not taking time to appreciate his feats and success is one of his "not so great qualities," as he is never satisfied ...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  11. Nunez makes all the plays in left

    Matt Ehalt

    One time, he slid. Another time, he fell down. He even ran softly into a wall. For Eduardo Nunez, starting in left field for the first time in Monday's 2-1 win over the Orioles, it was an adventurous-but successful-night manning the outfield. "...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  12. Notebook: Nunez has another costly error

    Matt Ehalt

    Forgetting a basic baseball fundamental led to Eduardo Nunez's first-inning error on Thursday. On a hard-hit ball to his right, Nunez fielded the ball cleanly and had plenty of time to throw to first, but instead fired wide and dragged Mark Teixei...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  13. Lineup for Monday

    Matt Ehalt

    Here's the lineup for Monday's game against the Twins, first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m.: Derek Jeter, SS Curtis Granderson, CF Alex Rodriguez, 3B Robinson Cano, 2B Mark Teixeira, 1B Nick Swisher, RF Raul Ibanez, DH Russell Martin, C Bre...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  14. Phelps retires childhood favorite Pujols

    Matt Ehalt

    A matchup David Phelps had envisioned growing up in St. Louis finally came to fruition on Saturday. On the mound, the Yankees reliever. At the plate, one of his favorite players as a youth, former Cardinals and current Angels first baseman, Albert...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  15. What they're saying: Yankees on Mo

    Matt Ehalt

    Here's a sampling of Yankees reflecting on Mariano Rivera and his 602nd save. Designated hitter Jorge Posada on Rivera's longevity: "This is an important moment. Nobody ever is going to get even close to this. There are so many intangibles that yo...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  16. For Burnett, it's one pitch once again

    Matt Ehalt

    A.J. Burnett #34 SP New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM29 W9 L11 BB78 K148 ERA5.27 Here's a shocker: A.J. Burnett said one pitch defined his outing Wednesday against Baltimore. In this case, a two-run homer he served up to Nolan ...

    Blog | September 07, 2011