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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.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Vidal Nuno has been in this position before -- being asked by the New York Yankees to take the baseball and give them as many quality major league innings as his 5-foot-10, 195-pound body could give them with no promise of any...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
St. PETERSBURG -- Brett Gardner doesn't hit many home runs, but when the final tally on his career is added up, it will show one fewer home run than he should have had. Gardner was victimized twice in the fourth inning of Sunday's 5-1 Yankees win ...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- If you didn't know better, you might be tempted to believe Joe Maddon thought Dean Anna really was a pitcher. After all, the last time Maddon saw him, Anna was inducing David DeJesus to pop up a 55-mph nothingball to end th...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
St. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The New York Yankees can take this one and run with it, a marathon of a game decided after 4½ hours by a walk. After blowing a lead on Friday, and getting blown out on Saturday, the Yankees will take it heading into a t...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Today's game may seem secondary to the bad news about Ivan Nova's elbow injury, but the Yankees still need to play it, and win it, if they want to head into the series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway with any kind of mome...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Dean Anna is a shortstop by trade and a ball player by nature, but he hadn't thrown a pitch, he figured, since he was an 11-year-old Little Leaguer back in Harvey, Ill. So when New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi told him ...Blog | April 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Just when you thought things couldn't get any worse than Fright-day Night at the Trop, along came Shudder-day Night. In what was, statistically, the worst performance by a New York Yankees starter in a century, and maybe th...Blog | April 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had said all weekend he would be giving Derek Jeter a day off in one of the four games on the turf here. Well, with tough righty Chris Archer going for the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, th...Blog | April 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- By this time tomorrow, the Yankees should be announcing the reinstatement to their roster of Mark Charles Teixeira, their $23-million-a-year first baseman who is expected to be ready to return after a 15-day stay on the disabl...Blog | April 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG -- It was a scene straight out of the Steinbrenner Yankees playbook, circa the late 1900s: a young reliever, having suffered through a horrendous outing, suffering one more indignity. The axe. That is what fell on Cesar Cabral ...Blog | April 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Manager Joe Girardi called it "a hiccup," but it was more like a hemorrhage: four pitchers, two innings, eight earned runs. That was what the Yankees bullpen did Friday night after having strung together seven stellar games...Blog | April 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- After a one-night respite, the Curse of the Trop reared its ugly head against the Yankees once again tonight, transforming what looked like a routine victory into a humiliating, ugly, and disheartening 11-5 defeat. Hiroki ...Blog | April 18, 2014Wallace Matthews
St. PETERSBURG -- All things considered, Carlos Beltran sees himself as one lucky guy after losing a collision with a right-field side wall in the third inning of Thursday's 10-2 Yankees win over the Rays. After watching the video of himself runn...Blog | April 18, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- Sometimes players say things in the course of a postgame interview that fly over your head at that moment, but jump out at you when you listen back to the tape. So it was with CC Sabathia after Thursday night's 10-2 Yankees win over...Blog | April 18, 2014