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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.
One of the knocks on Brett Gardner in the first quarter of this season is that the Yankees' fastest runner has been a bit slow pulling the trigger in steal situations. And yet, in the bottom of the ninth inning of Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Seattl...Blog | May 17, 2013Wallace Matthews
Andy Pettitte said he is pretty sure the tightness in his left trapezius that caused him to leave Thursday's game with two out in the fifth inning was nothing more serious than a muscle spasm. But Pettitte said he is not at all sure that he will ...Blog | May 17, 2013Wallace Matthews
The Yankees lost more than a ballgame tonight; they also lost Andy Pettitte to yet another injury, this one to his left trapezius, the muscle between the shoulder and the neck, in the fifth inning. The 3-2 loss to the Mariners is bad enough, but for ...Blog | May 16, 2013Wallace Matthews
As expected, the Yankees recalled a right-handed relief pitcher for tonight's game against the Mariners. As not expected, that reliever was not Joba Chamberlain, who was expected to rejoin the team after spending 15 days on the disabled list with ...Blog | May 16, 2013Wallace Matthews
Here's tonight's lineup against the Seattle Mariners and their right-handed substitute starter, ex-Yank Hector Noesi" Brett Gardner CF Jayson Nix SS Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells LF Lyle Overbay 1B Curtis Granderson DH David Adams 3B Ichiro...Blog | May 16, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY -- All season long, Hiroki Kuroda has been the New York Yankees' best and most consistent starter, and he is hot right now. But off the mound, the 38-year-old right-hander usually runs pretty cool. Except for Sunday afternoon, because ...Blog | May 12, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY -- The last time Mariano Rivera came to Kauffman Stadium, he left on the back of a cart, his ACL torn and his season over. This time, he leaves with two more saves and the Yankees with three more victories, including Sunday's 4-2 win over...Blog | May 12, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova, already on the disabled list with inflammation of the right triceps, injured himself while playing catch in Tampa on Sunday morning and will not be recalled to pitch during Monday's makeup doublehea...Blog | May 12, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Call this One for the Aged: Andy Pettitte, a month shy of his 41st birthday, pitched a seven-inning gem, and Vernon Wells, a mere 34 but widely considered washed-up when the Yankees, in their beneficence, agreed to take him and hi...Blog | May 11, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Call off the search party. Andy Pettitte's cutter has been found, alive and well, in his left hand. Pettitte pitched his best game in nearly a month Saturday night as the Yankees beat the Royals 3-2 to maintain their hold on first...Blog | May 11, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Andy Pettitte will try to snap a two-game losing streak, and three-game winless streak, tonight against the Royals, a team he has mastered over the course of his career, with a 14-3 lifetime record and 3.44 ERA. But it is not j...Blog | May 11, 2013Wallace Matthews
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eduardo Nunez is missing his fifth straight game on Saturday with soreness in his ribcage, and with a makeup doubleheader looming on Monday, it looks like a pretty good bet he will wind up on the disabled list. "I thought he'd ...Blog | May 11, 2013