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  1. Yankees' loss a four-letter word

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- And the word is "ugly." Joe Girardi used it in the first answer of his postgame interview Monday night after the Yankees lost 4-2 to the Texas Rangers, the worst team in the American League. He used it after a game in which the Yankees...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Alex Rodriguez arbitrator -- Anthony Bosch testimony, Biogenesis ...

    Wallace Matthews

    In the final analysis, the arbitrator found the word of a "drug dealer" to be more credible than that of Alex Rodriguez.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  3. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees has calf strain, could be headed ...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter could be headed back to the disabled list as an MRI revealed a strained right calf.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2013
  4. Nova: A question of confidence?

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The word popped out of Chris Stewart's mouth three times in a two-minute interview in regards to Ivan Nova: Confidence. As in, "He was confident out there today." And, "It's tough to repeat your delivery if you're not fully confiden...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  5. Pettitte to team: Don't be afraid to fail

    Wallace Matthews

    Last week, Andy Pettitte used the word "exciting" to describe the tightening AL East divisional race, in which his team squandered a 10-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles to fall into a first-place tie. Today, he was asked if he still considere...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  6. Andy Pettitte: 'Unacceptable'

    Wallace Matthews

    That was the word Andy Pettitte used to describe the worst outing of his comeback, in which he once again lasted at least six innings, but put his team in a 5-0 hole after the first. Tim Farrell/The Star-Ledger/US PresswireAndy Pettitte called h...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  7. Don't put out the welcome Matt for Garza just yet

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees have been mentioned as prominent players in the scramble to obtain Matt Garza from the Cubs, who have made it clear they are open for business on the 28-year-old righthander. But the word out of Yankeeville-- also known this winter...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  8. Burning Questions: A-Rod on Opening Day?

    Wallace Matthews

    This is the sixth in a series of 10 Burning Questions the Yankees face this offseason. This is a question that can be answered with a single sentence, or even a single word. Choose your favorite: Yes. Absolutely. Definitely. In case you have...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  9. Umpire: Nobody said a word

    Wallace Matthews

    Brian O'Nora, the chief of the umpiring crew that worked Thursday's Yankees-Red Sox game, said that the "issue" of the foreign substance caught by TV cameras on Michael Pineda's pitching hand in the third inning was never brought to the attention of ...

    Blog | April 10, 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. Cano to Mariners: Dead or alive?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees and their fans seemed ready to hold a "Bon Voyage, Robbie" party last night when word came down that Robinson Cano and his representative, Shawn Carter -- known in some circles as Jay Z -- had flown to Seattle presumably to ac...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  12. Are the Yankees playing fair with Girardi?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Are the New York Yankees afraid of a little competition? Especially from a team that hasn't won the World Series in more than 100 years? It certainly looks, or at least sounds, that way from the words of Hal Steinbrenner, who subtly pu...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  13. State of the Cashman

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Yankees GM Brian Cashman is a man of many words, some of which enlighten us, some of which confuse us, and some of which, either intentionally or not, tend to obfuscate the issue being discussed and sometimes even make you forget what the...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 6, Orioles 5

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- Wild is the only word to describe this game, and wild is the only word to describe the end of this season as the Yankees continue to claw their way into a possible playoff spot. Tonight's 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles, their third w...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  15. Jeter 'in a holding pattern'

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- Those were the words Joe Girardi used to describe the status of Derek Jeter, who has not played since Saturday and underwent a CT scan on his troublesome left ankle. "He's not going to be out on the field today," Girardi said before t...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  16. The tarp is on the field

    Wallace Matthews

    UPDATE, 7 P.M.: The game is officially in a rain delay. *** Raindrops are falling at Yankee Stadium and the infield is covered, but there's been no word yet on whether the start of tonight's Yankees-Tigers game will be delayed. The forecast ...

    Blog | August 09, 2013