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Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
BOSTON -- Shortly after Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday night's game for having pine tar on his neck, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi turned his frustrations toward an ESPN camera that was mounted in the team's dugout when it turned to...Blog | April 24, 2014Wallace Matthews
BOSTON -- A sticky situation for the Yankees on Wednesday night as Michael Pineda gets tossed for going to his neck and now faces a possible suspension which would further deplete a starting rotation already reduced by one Ivan Nova. In another ...Blog | April 23, 2014Wallace Matthews
BOSTON -- Now that the drama of Jacoby Ellsbury's return to February is in the rear-view mirror, we can look forward to just baseball -- albeit, baseball Fenway Park, Yankees-Red Sox style -- tonight for Game 2 of this three-game series. Here's t...Blog | April 23, 2014Wallace Matthews
Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar on the baseball during the second inning of Wednesday's 5-1 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park, but said he did it not to cheat, rather to ensure he did not hit anyone with an errant pitch.Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014Wallace Matthews
Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova will seek a second opinion on the partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament he suffered Saturday while pitching against the Rays before deciding upon whether to have Tommy John surgery, the team announced on Wednesday.Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014Wallace Matthews
BOSTON -- It wasn't so much the shot, it as the demonstration. That's the takeaway I got from Masahiro's postgame news conference after his masterful, 7-1/3 inning performance against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. Tanaka allowed two runs o...Blog | April 23, 2014Wallace Matthews
BOSTON -- After all the pleasantries were out of the way, after he had delivered his obligatory -- and canned -- "it's great to be home" speech. After all the Boston writers had gone away satisfied that the prodigal son had not been beaten up too bad...Blog | April 23, 2014Wallace Matthews
BOSTON -- It's rare that the two storylines you go into a ballgame with are the same two you come out with. But that's exactly how it worked out Tuesday. Jacoby Ellsbury's return to Fenway Park and Masahiro Tanaka's introduction to Yankees-Red So...Blog | April 22, 2014Wallace Matthews
BOSTON -- This is the one you've been waiting for. Tanaka-Palooza and Jacoby-Mania rolled into one, the homecoming of prodigal son Jacoby Ellsbury, who seems to be in denial about what will happen at Fenway tonight, and the indoctrination into the Ya...Blog | April 22, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Vidal Nuno has been in this position before -- being asked by the New York Yankees to take the baseball and give them as many quality major league innings as his 5-foot-10, 195-pound body could give them with no promise of any...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
St. PETERSBURG -- Brett Gardner doesn't hit many home runs, but when the final tally on his career is added up, it will show one fewer home run than he should have had. Gardner was victimized twice in the fourth inning of Sunday's 5-1 Yankees win ...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- If you didn't know better, you might be tempted to believe Joe Maddon thought Dean Anna really was a pitcher. After all, the last time Maddon saw him, Anna was inducing David DeJesus to pop up a 55-mph nothingball to end th...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
St. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The New York Yankees can take this one and run with it, a marathon of a game decided after 4½ hours by a walk. After blowing a lead on Friday, and getting blown out on Saturday, the Yankees will take it heading into a t...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Today's game may seem secondary to the bad news about Ivan Nova's elbow injury, but the Yankees still need to play it, and win it, if they want to head into the series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway with any kind of mome...Blog | April 20, 2014