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  1. The Yankees, the Red Sox ... and luck

    Andrew Marchand

    Using the word "luck" seems disparaging when we talk about winning championships. It appears to insinuate there wasn't much skill involved. So let's get this out of the way: The Boston Red Sox earned their title in 2013. They tied with the St. Lou...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  2. New York Yankees call Derrek Lee; Brian Cashman puts out feeler o...

    Andrew Marchand

    Yankees GM Brian Cashman has had conversations with the agents for first baseman Derrek Lee and third baseman Scott Rolen and also asked reporters to put the word out on Twitter that he is interested in talking to Chipper Jones.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  3. Bobby V. already has players "frowning"

    Andrew Marchand

    The beauty of Bobby Valentine is the word "frowning" is his word. He was describing his spring training program. "When I look at the program we devised, I don't think of it as tough. But it seems it's different because a lot of people are frowning....

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  4. Commish tells Hal: Tell your brother to put a lid on it

    Andrew Marchand

    Commissioner Bud Selig has reached out to Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and team president Randy Levine to tell them to pass the word down to Hank Steinbrenner not to talk about revenue sharing, a baseball official confirmed. The Commissioner doe...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  5. CC Sabathia of New York Yankees relieved to avoid microfacture kn...

    Andrew Marchand

    Fearful his career could be in jeopardy, CC Sabathia had trouble sleeping as he awaited word if he needed microfracture surgery or a less serious arthroscopic procedure on his ailing right knee.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2014
  6. Notes: Ellsbury is 'beat up'

    Andrew Marchand

    BALTIMORE -- Jacoby Ellsbury is DHing in the first-half finale, because, in the words of Joe Girardi, he is "beat up." "Physically he needed it," Girardi said. "He probably could have used it yesterday, but we decided to do it today instead. Those...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  7. Brian Roberts: I'm no Robinson Cano

    Andrew Marchand

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Derek Jeter whispered seven little words into Brian Roberts' ear that Roberts never forgot and made him believe in himself. It was 2004, Roberts recalls. He was 26. Jeter was 30, already a star. Roberts made it to second base, and t...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  8. A-Rod, Selig attend PA boss' funeral

    Andrew Marchand

    Alex Rodriguez and Bud Selig both attended the funeral for beloved Players Association union leader Michael Weiner in Paramus, N.J., on Sunday. Weiner's widow, Diane Margolin, had some beautiful words about Weiner, who was just 51, who died of cancer...

    Blog | November 24, 2013
  9. The Translator: Hal Steinbrenner

    Andrew Marchand

    Hal Steinbrenner gave his State of the Offseason comments on Tuesday night in Orlando. His words backed up the reporting Wally Matthews and I have done here, but there is no better way to find the deep meaning in what he said than to dust off our old...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  10. Source: Yanks willing to wait on Girardi

    Andrew Marchand

    With no word on whether Joe Girardi will accept their lucrative contract offer, the New York Yankees are prepared to give Girardi as much time as he needs to decide, even if it means waiting until the end of the month when his current deal runs out, ...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  11. New York Yankees willing to wait on Joe Girardi contract, source ...

    Andrew Marchand

    With no word on whether Joe Girardi will accept their lucrative contract offer, the New York Yankees are prepared to give Girardi as much time as he needs to decide, even if it means waiting until the end of the month, when his current deal runs out.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  12. Yankees radio moving to WFAN

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees will be heard on WFAN next season, the team announced on Wednesday. The games will be heard on both WFAN's AM (660) and FM (101.9) signals. There is no word yet if John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman will continue to be the broadcast team...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  13. First Pitch: A-Rod fighting for his lifestyle

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- Alex Rodriguez's words are parsed as if he were a president. It was very noticeable Monday that he never denied taking performance enhancing drugs, making it seem as if he will protest the severity of the punishment, not if he should be di...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  14. Drizzling in Chicago

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- As we are still awaiting official word of Alex Rodriguez's suspension, it has begun to drizzle here at U.S. Cellular Field. There is a 40 percent chance of rain for the 8:10 p.m. ET first pitch, so it seems more likely than not that this g...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  15. New York Yankees' Joe Girardi, Los Angeles Dodgers' Don Mattingly...

    Andrew Marchand

    Girardi beat Mattingly once. But both skippers still have something to prove.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  16. Yankees: We're going to get Clarkin signed

    Andrew Marchand

    Ian Clarkin said a number of memorable things before and after the Yankees drafted him. The fact he could not stand the Yankees when he was six was not the most important. But his words really stuck out when he stated he may not sign. "It will ju...

    Blog | June 10, 2013