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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, Fla. -- There are two future Hall of Famers in the Yankees' clubhouse this spring, two all-time greats coming to the end of their careers, two members of the 3,000-hit club preparing to take their last licks. So many similarities, and yet, ...Blog | February 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
LAKELAND, Fla. -- The juice was turned on this afternoon as the Yankees hit four home runs against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium to win their first game of the spring not against college players, 7-4. Brian McCann, Gary Sanchez, Jo...Blog | February 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka speaks very little English and conducts all of his interviews with the American media with the help of an interpreter. But on Friday, no translator was needed for one of Tanaka's responses. When asked whether he was ...Blog | February 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees travel to Lakeland today to play the Detroit Tigers and drop in on their old buddy Joba Chamberlain, now a member of their middle relief crew. And guess who's starting for Detroit? None other than the reigning AL Cy Young w...Blog | February 28, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- There was very little drama in Derek Jeter's return to the Yankees on Thursday, and neither the player nor his team could have asked for anything more. No stirring home run, like the one Jeter belted to put an exclamation point on h...Blog | February 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 8-2 Thursday after losing 6-5 Wednesday in Bradenton, but it mattered not a bit compared with the real news of the day: the successful, if uneventful, return to ac...Blog | February 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- The day Yankees fans have been awaiting since last Sept. 7, when Derek Jeter singled in a run off John Lackey in the bottom of the sixth inning of a game against the Red Sox, left for a pinch runner and was shut down four days later, h...Blog | February 27, 2014Wallace Matthews
BRADENTON, Fla. -- The law firm of Ellsbury, Beltran and McCann did its job today, namely create baserunners and drive them in, and a newcomer named Yangervis Solarte did Eduardo Nunez's job today, and did it better with a a long two-run home run and...Blog | February 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- Remember when Derek Jeter was going to relax and enjoy his final spring training? Well, that was last week. Jeter is on the verge of playing his first game of the spring, which means the time for fun and games is over. It was a ...Blog | February 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- Lots of new, high-priced faces among the crew Joe Girardi is sending to Bradenton for today's first major-league exhibition against the Pittsburgh Pirates: Jacoby Ellsbury CF Yangervis Solarte SS Carlos Beltran RF Brian McCan...Blog | February 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees put a whupping on a bunch of college kids today, getting five doubles from four hitters and a home run from Ramon Flores in an 8-3 win in their first preseason game -- in reality, a pre-preseason game -- over the Florida St...Blog | February 25, 2014Wallace Matthews
TAMPA, Fla. - Kelly Johnson says he once went two weeks before fielding a grounder at second base after being thrown into the position cold by the Atlanta Braves at the start of the 2007 season. Kelly Johnson#33 2B New York Yankees2013 STATS GM11...Blog | February 25, 2014Heather Dinich
It was hardly a major league performance, but Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston still stole the show on a day in which the FSU baseball team faced the New York Yankees. According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Winston broke his bat...Blog | February 25, 2014