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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.
TORONTO -- The disturbing pregame news about Masahiro Tanaka notwithstanding, there is a game to be played tonight, and an important one, as the Yankees try to regain some of the momentum they lost by dropping two of three to the Tigers in Detroit. ...Blog | August 29, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- As soon as the ball left Alex Avila's bat, Shawn Kelley dropped his head and began walking to the dugout, like a beaten racehorse heading back to the barn. He was hoping for the best but expecting the worst, and before he had crossed the t...Blog | August 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- The Yankees went from the glory of Wednesday night to the gory of Thursday afternoon, dropping a winnable game, and a pivotal series, with a 3-2, bottom-of-the-ninth loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. The Yankees blew a...Blog | August 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- The Yankees go for a big series win this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers, who they trail in the race for the second AL wild card by just two games. And after pounding David Price on Wednesday night, they take a crack at another left-h...Blog | August 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- For most of the 2014 season, the team formerly known as the Bronx Bombers has been anything but. Choose any offensive yardstick you like, and chances are the 2014 New York Yankees are at or near the bottom of the American League pack. Desp...Blog | August 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- The Yankees are at that point in the season where every win is a candidate for "Biggest Win of the Year." But even if they weren't, this one might still qualify, based largely on one (unusually) terrific inning against one (usually) terrif...Blog | August 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- If you're thinking of giving Derek Jeter a retirement gift, scratch a few more items off the list. In a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park, attended by Jeter's family as well as former Detroit Tiger greats Al Kaline and Willie Horton, an...Blog | August 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- Masahiro Tanaka will throw three innings and 45 pitches to a couple of his own teammates on the field at Comerica Park on Thursday morning before the series finale between the Yankees and Tigers. The hitters have yet to be announced, bu...Blog | August 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- The Yankees need a game tonight, so Joe Girardi shook up his lineup a little bit in hopes the Yankees offense can come alive against David Price. Brett Gardner is back after a three-game absence, but batting eighth for the just the fourth ...Blog | August 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- They have followed a predictable, and disturbing, pattern all season long: Win one, lose one. Win two, lose three. Win three, lose two. Win four, lose four. Win five? Well, the New York Yankees have done it twice now this season. The...Blog | August 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- It's games like this that make you reluctant to believe that the Yankees' latest surge is anything more than just another tease. Tuesday, they got two home runs off Rick Porcello -- and little else, since both of them were solo shots fr...Blog | August 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- Through the first 120 games of the season, Derek Jeter served as the New York Yankees' DH four times. And over the past eight games, he has been the DH three more times. If the Yankees wind up playing tonight -- they are in a rain dela...Blog | August 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- The sun is out now, but some rain is still falling and the tarp is still on the infield. The Tigers have announced an approximate start time of 8:15 p.m. for tonight's game....Blog | August 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- Brett Gardner reported improvement in his right ankle Tuesday night, but by the time he got to the ballpark Joe Girardi had already made the decision not to start him in the opener of the pivotal three-game series against the Tigers at Com...Blog | August 26, 2014