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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.
If you haven't caught Tanaka Fever already, this piece by Steve Wulf and Jason Coskrey should whet your appetite for the looming bidding war for the Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka -- assuming his team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles, allows him to be po...Blog | December 18, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Call off the search party. The mystery of the missing Carlos Beltran has been cleared up. The holdup was not contractual, but logistical -- the 36-year-old outfielder has been traveling and the Yankees have been trying to arrange to...Blog | December 18, 2013Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- It has been 12 days now since it was reported the Yankees had come to terms with Carlos Beltran on a three-year, $45 million contract. Twelve days since Mrs. Beltran tweeted, joyously: Back to NY! #Yankees #goingafterthatring @carlo...Blog | December 18, 2013Wallace Matthews
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, 2013