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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Pineda to No. 5, Tanaka to April 4

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Joe Girardi has not officially announced it yet, but Michael Pineda has won the Yankees No. 5 starter's job, completing a successful comeback from major shoulder surgery in a little less than two years. Also, as I strongly speculate...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  4. Postgame notes: Play it again, Joe

    Wallace Matthews

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Yankees narrowly beat the Twins, 5-4, but if not for baseball's newest wrinkle, the replay rule, the ending might have been quite different for them and their starter, Masahiro Tanaka. With one out and a runner on first in ...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  5. Ivan Nova gets into the act

    Wallace Matthews

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- With less than two weeks until Opening Day, the Yankees seem to have three-fifths of an outstanding starting staff. The two question marks are the two starters you'd never expect the Yankees to have questions about -- the...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  6. Five alive for Michael Pineda

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Michael Pineda can no longer win the Yankees' No. 5 starter's job. He can only lose it. After his performance Tuesday, holding a pseudo-Red Sox squad to four hits and no runs, striking out five in 4 1/3 innings, there is no longer a...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  7. Postgame notes: Vidal statistics

    Wallace Matthews

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Just when you thought that fifth starter's job was safely tucked away into Michael Pineda's hip pocket, along comes Vidal Nuno to complicate matters again. Facing a lineup of real, live bonafide Baltimore Orioles -- Nick Markaki...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  8. Tanaka Toronto-bound?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka will make his second start of the spring Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Braves at The Boss, and while it is way too early to start filling in probable starters for the regular season, I'll give a crack anyway. ...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  9. Michael Pineda of New York Yankees strong again in scoreless spri...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday to continue his bid to win the No. 5 starter's job two years after undergoing serious shoulder surgery.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  10. Postgame notes: Play it again, Joe

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers played to a 7-7 standoff, the home team climbing out of the 6-0 hole starter Hiroki Kuroda left them in after four innings to tie it up on Zoilo Almonte's ninth-inning, two-run homer. But if t...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  11. Afternoon notes: For starters ...

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- A busy day in training camp, beginning with a live BP session thrown by Michael Pineda and ending with the announcement that Brett Gardner isn't going anywhere for the next five seasons, and more than a few nuggets of news in between. ...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  12. Morning notes: Tanaka on display

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- On the first day of workouts for pitchers and catchers, the four starters assured of spots in the Yankees rotation will be side-by-side, throwing simultaneous bullpen sessions on the back field at George M. Steinbrenner Field. That...

    Blog | February 15, 2014
  13. 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
  14. Friday's Yankees lineup

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- With Brett Gardner out indefinitely due to a Grade 1 oblique strain, here is the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out for Game 1 of this three-game weekend series against the Red Sox at Fenway, and right-handed starter John Lackey: Curtis G...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  15. Weather update: 8:20 first pitch

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- The rain has stopped and it was just announced that the game will start at approximately 8:20 p.m. The field is still covered but Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen is making his way out to the bullpen, so hopefully we will get this one in ton...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  16. Wednesday's Yankees lineup

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- Lost in the hubbub of the Derek Jeter shutdown is the fact that there is still a game tonight, and a quite important one at that. Here is the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out against the Orioles and righthanded starter Scott Feldman, fi...

    Blog | September 11, 2013