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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.
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 tonight 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 is exa...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 $175 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, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Brandon McCarthy was on his way out to throw a bullpen for the Arizona Diamondbacks the other day when he learned his next real pitch would be thrown for the New York Yankees, who are desperate for help in their injury-depleted starting ...Blog | July 09, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- The pattern had been established early with Masahiro Tanaka: One start on what is considered "regular" rest here in the United States, four days between starts, and one start, and sometimes two, after an extra day of rest. And once, on t...Blog | July 09, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Suddenly, nothing with the New York Yankees is guaranteed anymore. "The Last Sure Thing" expired Tuesday when Masahiro Tanaka, almost always a guaranteed win and absolutely always a guaranteed quality outing, got absolutely shellacked...Blog | July 08, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- Carlos Beltran feels better but not good enough to return to the Yankees' lineup, so it will be Mark Teixeira in the DH slot for tonight's Game 2 of this four-game series with the Indians, and Kelly Johnson will start at first base for t...Blog | July 08, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- After hemming, hawing and evading Monday night, Joe Girardi made official what should have been obvious after Shane Greene shut the Indians down to two runs and four hits in Monday's 5-3 Yankees win: that the 25-year-old righty will get ...Blog | July 08, 2014Wallace Matthews
CLEVELAND -- The Yankees just announced that Brandon McCarthy, tomorrow night's starter, has reported to the team and that right-handed reliever Bruce Billings, who was recalled on Sunday but never got into a game, was optioned back to Triple-A Scran...Blog | July 08, 2014