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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.
NEW YORK -- As well it should, since, barring unforeseen circumstances, Robinson Cano and the Seattle Mariners will be together until 2023. At the news conference to introduce Cano -- and his Yankee-prohibited muttonchops -- to the Seattle media, ...Blog | December 12, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees and free-agent second baseman Omar Infante are separated by approximately $16 million and one year, a gap that a source with knowledge of the negotiations told ESPNNewYork.com was "too far apart" to make a deal likely at this ...Blog | December 12, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- It's hardly a surprise, but the Joba Chamberlain Era in the Bronx has apparently come to its official end. According to ESPN the Magazine's Buster Olney, Joba signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers worth $2.5 million. I'll h...Blog | December 12, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees and their fans seemed ready to hold a "Bon Voyage, Robbie" party last night when word came down that Robinson Cano and his representative, Shawn Carter -- known in some circles as Jay Z -- had flown to Seattle presumably to ac...Blog | December 06, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees are growing increasingly resigned to the likelihood of a future without Robinson Cano, amid reports the Seattle Mariners either have offered him, or are about to offer him, a contract in excess of $200 million. And...Blog | December 05, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Having had a night to sleep on it, I have come to the conclusion that, on balance, the Jacoby Ellsbury deal might work out well for the Yankees, at least for a few seasons. Some random thoughts on the matter: 1. Did they pay too much?...Blog | December 04, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- We all know the 2014 Yankees will need a closer, a second baseman, a couple of starting pitchers and perhaps a third baseman. So what do they do? They go out and buy a center fielder. And not just any center fielder, but one who is a ...Blog | December 03, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez is the cover boy of this week's New York Magazine and the subject of a lengthy piece that recaps the Biogenesis case and will get you up to speed if you haven't been paying attention. A-Rod apparently opened up a bit to the...Blog | December 02, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- With the signing of Brendan Ryan, the Yankees suddenly find themselves with a surplus utility of infielders. As a result, they chose to non-tender Jayson Nix and David Adams on Monday. They also chose to non-tender RHP Matt Daley, who got...Blog | December 02, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees and representatives for Robinson Cano chose not to meet today, a day after they had a meeting in Manhattan to discuss terms for a new contract for the free-agent second basemen, and a source involved in the negotiatio...Blog | November 27, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The 2014 Hall of Fame ballot was released today, and 19 new names will be on the ballot, including apparent shoo-ins like Greg Maddux and almost-definite throwaways like Armando Benitez. But the name of interest to Yankees fans is also...Blog | November 26, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees successfully navigated a field of offense-hungry suitors to land catcher Brian McCann this weekend, but getting him to New York to take his physical and introduce him at a news conference is proving to be more difficult, at le...Blog | November 26, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees love Carlos Beltran. They would love to see him patrolling rightfield for them next season, and the season after that. As Andrew Marchand wrote last night Beltran is their No. 1 outfield target this winter. But they're only...Blog | November 26, 2013