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  1. Solarte thanks Yanks, fans

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Yangervis Solarte was the feel-good story of this year's spring training camp and the first two months of the regular season, when he batted .298 with six home runs and 26 RBIs. But he tailed off badly after that, and today his Yankees ca...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Notes: New, aggressive Solarte returns

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- It was a brief banishment to the minor leagues for Yangervis Solarte, the sensation of spring training and April who suffered a precipitous fall through May and June and wound up spending his Fourth of July in Scranton. But after jus...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  3. Warren too good for his own good

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Adam Warren is a victim of his own success. The 26-year-old right-hander is a starter by training and inclination. He was deep in the mix for the No. 5 starter's job in spring training, the one eventually won by Michael Pineda. And thi...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  4. Carlos Beltran of New York Yankees plays final extended spring tr...

    Wallace Matthews

    In the space of three weeks, Carlos Beltran has gone from possibly headed to the operating room to definitely heading back to the New York Yankees' lineup this week, perhaps as soon as Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  5. Bombers break camp with new lineup, hope

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Compared to a year ago, the Yankees had as good a spring training camp as a team could hope for. Not one of their starters got seriously hurt. Masahiro Tanaka, their highest-priced acquisition of the winter, looked as if he just mig...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  6. Tanaka a cool customer

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka's first big league spring training camp is over, and it ended with a flourish Friday night -- a six-inning, three-hit, 10-strikeout, no-walk domination of the Miami Marlins in a 3-0 Yankees victory. The next time Tan...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  7. Morning notes: The Opening Day lineup?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees play their final spring training game this afternoon against the Marlins, and here is the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  8. Eduardo Nunez, Yangervis Solarte in limbo

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees will be leaving their spring training camp after Saturday afternoon's finale against the Miami Marlins. Well, with two exceptions. Both Eduardo Nunez and Yangervis Solarte, the two candidates vying for the remaining back...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  9. Betances a real New York Yankee

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- You need more than a MetroCard to get from Washington Heights to Yankee Stadium, at least the way Dellin Betances made the journey, detoured as his was through Staten Island, Trenton, Scranton, and finally, the Yankees spring training ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  10. CC's reinvention is complete, for now

    Wallace Matthews

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- It's always difficult to know what is real and what is illusion in spring training, which numbers to believe and which to disregard, when a player is telling the truth and when he is really telling the truth. The numbers on CC S...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  11. Morning notes: One last look

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees have three more spring training games to play before they break camp on Saturday night, but for a trip of utility infielders fighting for two open spots, this afternoon's game against the Pirates in Bradenton is the last ch...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  12. New York Yankees tab Michael Pineda as No. 5 starter

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees manager Joe Girardi made official on Tuesday what has been obvious for the past few weeks -- that Michael Pineda has pitched well enough this spring to be named to his starting rotation.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  13. Pineda, Betances look like they belong

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- At this point in spring training, everything counts, even if nothing counts. The situations are real even if the games are not, and the quality of work that is done here in tiny ballparks before small, mostly friendly crowds is assumed...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  14. Tanaka's close shave

    Wallace Matthews

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When you travel as Masahiro Tanaka has, be it 7,500 miles from Japan to New York, or 135 miles from Tampa to Fort Myers, there are bound to be some bumps in the road. In his fourth spring training appearance -- and his last maj...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  15. Joe's decisions dwindle but some remain

    Wallace Matthews

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- There are about twice as many days left in spring training -- nine -- as there are roster decisions left for Joe Girardi to make. And every last one of them concerns his pitching staff. He has one call to make in his starting r...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  16. MRI on troublesome calf of outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury negative, Y...

    Wallace Matthews

    Jacoby Ellsbury spends afternoon in local hospital in an MRI tube having his troublesome right calf examined.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014