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  1. Wallace Matthews



    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.

    Could Tanaka be back by Sept. 12?

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- Masahiro Tanaka will throw three innings and 45 pitches to a couple of his own teammates on the field at Comerica Park on Thursday morning before the series finale between the Yankees and Tigers. The hitters have yet to be announced, bu...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Cheers and chairs for Jeter in Detroit tribute

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- If you're thinking of giving Derek Jeter a retirement gift, scratch a few more items off the list. In a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park, attended by Jeter's family as well as former Detroit Tiger greats Al Kaline and Willie Horton, an...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. Game 131: Yankees (68-62) @ Tigers (71-59)

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The Yankees need a game tonight, so Joe Girardi shook up his lineup a little bit in hopes the Yankees offense can come alive against David Price. Brett Gardner is back after a three-game absence, but batting eighth for the just the fourth ...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  4. No time for losing streaks

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- They have followed a predictable, and disturbing, pattern all season long: Win one, lose one. Win two, lose three. Win three, lose two. Win four, lose four. Win five? Well, the New York Yankees have done it twice now this season. The...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Tigers 5, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- It's games like this that make you reluctant to believe that the Yankees' latest surge is anything more than just another tease. Tuesday, they got two home runs off Rick Porcello -- and little else, since both of them were solo shots fr...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  6. Pregame notes: Gardy still a no-go

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- Brett Gardner reported improvement in his right ankle Tuesday night, but by the time he got to the ballpark Joe Girardi had already made the decision not to start him in the opener of the pivotal three-game series against the Tigers at Com...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. Game to start at approximately 8:15 p.m.

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The sun is out now, but some rain is still falling and the tarp is still on the infield. The Tigers have announced an approximate start time of 8:15 p.m. for tonight's game....

    Blog | August 26, 2014
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  9. More DH days in Jeter's future?

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- Through the first 120 games of the season, Derek Jeter served as the New York Yankees' DH four times. And over the past eight games, he has been the DH three more times. If the Yankees wind up playing tonight -- they are in a rain dela...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  10. Yankees-Tigers delayed

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The previously scheduled first pitch is still 35 minutes away and the skies above Comerica Park have brightened somewhat, but tonight's Yankees-Tigers game will not start at its original 7:08 time, and there is no estimated start time yet,...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  11. Game 130: Yankees (68-61) @ Tigers (70-59)

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- One of the most important stretches of the season begins tonight -- provided the weather holds out -- as the Yankees open a three-game series against the Tigers, who they trail by two games in the race for the second AL wild card, at Comer...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  12. Yanks' hitters held meeting, 'cleared the air'

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Ballplayers generally do not like to share what is said behind closed doors, but Chase Headley inadvertently opened that Pandora's box when he mentioned, rather casually, that some of the position players had gotten together before the ga...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  13. McCarthy a new pitcher

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Through the first 87 games of this season, you could count the Yankees' bright spots on the fingers of one hand and still have two fingers left over: Masahiro Tanaka. Dellin Betances. And most games, Brett Gardner. And in the 38 games...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Astros 0

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Houston, you have a problem. You were unable to put the finishing touches on a sweep of the Yankees in the Bronx. That was largely due to the excellent pitching of Brandon McCarthy, who has been a revelation in his brief time as a Yan...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  15. The 'real' Jeter Top 20 Teammates list

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Today on the blog we posted a photo gallery of "Derek Jeter's 20 Greatest Teammates." I, among others, was asked to provide 20 names for the list, which I did. I must say, I was not entirely pleased with the final consensus. I, for one, w...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  16. Will Tanaka pitch again in 2014?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Yankees are still hoping that they'll be able to get Masahiro Tanaka back before the end of the season, and it appears as if the next big hurdle for the pitcher will take place on Saturday. According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
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  18. Tanaka to face hitters Saturday

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The next step in Masahiro Tanaka's rehabilitation from a torn ulnar collateral ligament occurs before Saturday afternoon's game against the White Sox, when the Yankees' ace right-hander is scheduled to face a couple of his teammates in a ...

    Blog | August 21, 2014