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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.
TAMPA -- Tonight begins the Yankees first trip to the annual House of Horrors known as Tropicana Field, where they have lost 16 of their last 22 games dating back to 2011, and a particularly nightmarish destination for CC Sabathia, who is 1-7 here wi...Blog | April 17, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees announced that tonight's game against the Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of rain and will be made up tomorrow as part of a day-night separate-admission doubleheader. Starting pitchers have not been announc...Blog | April 15, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Only the Yankees could go out and spend $438 million in the off-season and neglect to pick up a backup first baseman. (I would have said, "You could expect something like that from the Mets," but where would they get $438 million witho...Blog | April 15, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- For all the Yankees' talk about adjustments and reinvention and learning to live in the slow lane, the simple fact is this: CC Sabathia is not the same pitcher he was and will probably never be that pitcher again. And it's starting to get...Blog | April 12, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees got six good innings out of CC Sabathia and one disastrous one, and on this night, that's all it took to cost them a game against the Boston Red Sox. In innings 1-5 and seven, Sabathia held the BoSox scoreless on two hits ...Blog | April 11, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- When he wasn't answering questions about Targate (AKA PineGate), the TV-created "issue" involving what was on Michael Pineda's palm last night, he was giving updates on his bullpen and two of his three injured players, Mark Teixeira and B...Blog | April 11, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- When the next chapter of the Yankees-Red Sox saga is written, what happened Thursday night at Yankee Stadium will go down as just another amusing but inconsequential chapter in the raucous history of these two teams, like Pedro Martinez a...Blog | April 11, 2014Wallace Matthews
Brian O'Nora, the chief of the umpiring crew that worked Thursday's Yankees-Red Sox game, said that the "issue" of the foreign substance caught by TV cameras on Michael Pineda's pitching hand in the third inning was never brought to the attention of ...Blog | April 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Michael Pineda admitted that yes, there was a substance on the palm of his pitching hand in the third inning of Thursday's game against the Red Sox, in which he pitched six-plus, one-run innings and earned his first win as a Yankee. Ho...Blog | April 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Add two new names to the annals of Yankees-Red Sox lore: Michael Pineda and Dean Anna. Pineda tamed the Boston Red Sox for his first win as a New York Yankee, and Anna belted his first major league home run in the fifth inning as the ...Blog | April 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees and Red Sox meet tonight for the first of 19 times this season, and for Game 1 of this continuing saga, the Yankees have no closer. That's right. Mariano Rivera is retired. David Robertson, of course, is on the DL with a gr...Blog | April 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- For six out of the seven innings he pitched Wednesday night, Masahiro Tanaka's stuff was electric. Too bad the crowd wasn't. In fact, it could hardly be called a crowd. Seventeen years ago, Hideki Irabu made his Yankee Stadium debu...Blog | April 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have now played three series in 2014, and lost two of them. Their 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday also gave them a sub-.500 record (4-5) over their first nine games for the first time since 2008. In hi...Blog | April 09, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- It's only been eight games, but we already know Yangervis Solarte can hit. And it looks like he can field, at least well enough, anyway. But if you're like a lot of Yankees fans, you're probably wondering what's up with his first name....Blog | April 09, 2014