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  1. Pineda one of the few keepers on roster

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- There's no longer any question about who won the trade. If it hadn't already been settled when Jesus Montero showed up to Seattle Mariners camp looking like Fudgie the Whale, it certainly was when he reportedly went ballistic over receivi...

    Blog | September 06, 2014
  2. For Yankees, the tragic number is 8

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- For the 64th time this season, the Yankees ask you to suspend your disbelief, throw your logic out with the garbage and believe in something when common sense tells you you're out of your mind. OK, so go with it for awhile. After all, i...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  3. Yankees' loss familiar, and discouraging

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- As soon as the ball left Alex Avila's bat, Shawn Kelley dropped his head and began walking to the dugout, like a beaten racehorse heading back to the barn. He was hoping for the best but expecting the worst, and before he had crossed the t...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  4. The Yankees' D-Train sets a speed record

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- As Mike Napoli fouled off pitch after pitch, Dellin Betances just couldn't resist a glance back at the big Fenway Park message board. "It was just one of those situations where he was fouling stuff off, and he was kinda late on everythin...

    Blog | August 02, 2014
  5. Game 70: Blue Jays (41-31) at Yanks (36-33)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees are on the verge of history tonight; if they beat the Blue Jays again, it will be the 15th straight time they have beaten Toronto at home, which will be their longest winning streak against a visiting team in more than a half-...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  6. Tanaka: The indispensable Yankee

    Wallace Matthews

    SEATTLE -- This is about as plain as I can put it: The only thing standing between the Yankees and a disastrous 2014 season is Masahiro Tanaka. Every time he pitches, it seems, Joe Girardi and as many of Tanaka's teammates who can be rounded up af...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  7. Jeter not ready to say farewell

    Wallace Matthews

    SEATTLE -- Derek Jeter hates the term "Farewell Tour." He isn't all that comfortable with pregame ceremonies, or receiving gifts from opposing teams, or having to answer the same questions from a new group of writers at every stop the Yankees make th...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  8. Pregame notes: Sabathia out of his chair

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- CC Sabathia is not expected to return to the Yankees' rotation until somewhere around July 1, but the big left-hander says he hopes to begin throwing, on two legs, sometime this week. Sabathia, who went on the disabled list on May 11 w...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Twins 7, Yankees 2

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Heading into the ninth inning, the Yankees couldn't have asked for a much better day than they were having -- another solid start from Chase Whitley, another scary good performance from Dellin Betances, and just three outs standing betwee...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  10. Kuroda, Yankees still seeking answers

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The best way to determine how the Yankees felt about Hiroki Kuroda's performance Thursday against the Seattle Mariners is to listen to what they were judging it against. No one was comparing Kuroda's six innings of work in the Yankees'...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  11. Michael Pineda of New York Yankees banned 10 games by MLB

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball "for possessing a foreign substance on his person" in Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  12. Pineda only bright spot in Yanks' loss

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- Let us assume, just for the moment, that eventually, the Yankees will hit a baseball out of a ballpark, and that $438 million of Hal Steinbrenner's money will eventually buy them a timely hit, and that the presence of a knuckleballer on th...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  13. Notes: Rough flight, sleepless night

    Wallace Matthews

    TORONTO -- The Yankees thought the worst part of the quick turnaround between Thursday's game in Houston and Friday's in Toronto was going to be the short night's sleep. But that wasn't the worst of it at all. In fact, it turned out to be a sleepl...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  14. Morning notes: Another look at Pineda

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- It is nearly two years to the day since a puzzled and hurting Michael Pineda left the mound at George M. Steinbrenner Field, having been smacked around by the Philadelphia Phillies for six runs in less than three innings. Even more ala...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  15. Michael Pineda of New York Yankees strong again in scoreless spri...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday to continue his bid to win the No. 5 starter's job two years after undergoing serious shoulder surgery.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2014
  16. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees placed on disabled list again

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has been placed on the disabled list again, which will "effectively end his season," general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013