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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.
On the occasion of his first start at Camden Yards -- that's right, he has never pitched there in six major league seasons, four of which were in the National League -- let us take a moment to consider the brilliance of Hiroki Kuroda. Two winters ...Blog | May 22, 2013Wallace Matthews
A year ago at this time, the Baltimore Orioles were the surprise team in the AL East, with a 27-16 record after 43 games and a two-game lead in the AL East. This year, as unlikely as it sounds, it is hard to dispute that either the Yankees, atop t...Blog | May 20, 2013Wallace Matthews
Reid Brignac, the newest Yankee, said what a lot of new Yankees have said on their first day in the home clubhouse in the Bronx, that Derek Jeter was one of his boyhood idols. Now, Brignac, acquired in a trade with the Colorado Rockies on Saturday...Blog | May 19, 2013Wallace Matthews
The plug was pulled in a hurry on Sunday's Yankees-Blue Jays game, at around 12:30 p.m. with a smattering of fans in the stands and a light mist falling on the field. If you think that's strange, consider these factors: The opponent is making anot...Blog | May 19, 2013Wallace Matthews
Sunday's game between the Yankees and Blue Jays has been postponed about 30 minutes before first pitch. No makeup date has been scheduled yet. CC Sabathia, who was supposed to start Sundday, will open the series against the Orioles in Baltimore at...Blog | May 19, 2013Wallace Matthews
Here's the lineup Joe Girardi is sending out against the Toronto Blue Jays and their righthanded knuckleballer R.A. Dickey: Curtis Granderson CF Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells LF Travis Hafner DH Lyle Overbay 1B Jayson Nix 3B Ichiro Suzuki R...Blog | May 19, 2013Wallace Matthews
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, 2013