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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.
There was a ballgame Thursday, although few Yankee beat writers, this one included, saw much of it because of the lengthy Brian Cashman conference call that ate up the fifth inning, and the scramble to get the Masahiro Tanaka news out on our various ...Blog | July 11, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- It's official now. Masahiro Tanaka has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, and even if you attach the qualifier "partially" to it, it really doesn't change anything. A tear is a tear, and they rarely heal on their own, especia...Blog | July 11, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- The relatively good news about Masahiro Tanaka -- that the New York Yankees believe he can rehab his partially torn UCL without Tommy John surgery -- arrived during the fifth inning of Thursday's game, when the Yankees were leading 3-0. ...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- As he has been on the final night at every opposing ballpark this season, Derek Jeter was honored before the game in a pregame ceremony, in which he was greeted at home plate by former teammates Nick Swisher and Jason Giambi and Indians ...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- It was a brief banishment to the minor leagues for Yangervis Solarte, the sensation of spring training and April who suffered a precipitous fall through May and June and wound up spending his Fourth of July in Scranton. But after jus...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Not surprisingly, the ball that ricocheted off Carlos Beltran's face Wednesday night did more than break his nose. An examination by a neurologist last night revealed a concussion as well, sending the 37-year-old outfielder to the seven-...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Joe Girardi made it clear Thursday night that he has a pretty good idea of what is wrong with Masahiro Tanaka's elbow. He also made it clear that he has no intention of sharing what he knows with the media, a least not until after Tanaka...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Masahiro Tanaka's barking right elbow is sure to start the yelping once again among Yankees fans: Go get Cliff Lee! But what seemed like, and was, a great idea four years ago is probably a terrible idea now. Yes, the Yankees desper...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- The Yankees invested seven years and $155 million in Masahiro Tanaka. They have worked their schedule around his, making sure to give him an extra day's rest before as many starts as possible -- nine of his 18 starts came on longer-than-...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- A day that began in catastrophe ended in relatively minor triumph, because what is a win over the struggling Cleveland Indians compared to the loss of Masahiro Tanaka? Still, it would have been time to confiscate all the belts and sh...Blog | July 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Aside from the potentially-catastrophic Masahiro Tanaka elbow injury, the Yankees suffered two more relatively minor injuries before Wednesday's game against the Indians. Brett Gardner was not in the lineup, and it was revealed that h...Blog | July 09, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- The day started with Masahiro Tanaka on a plane back to New York for an MRI, continued with Carlos Beltran being scratched after fouling a ball off his own face during batting practice, and in between, it was revealed that Brett Gardner ...Blog | July 09, 2014