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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.
TORONTO -- Jacoby Ellsbury got into Sunday's game in the top of the ninth inning and almost made something happen for the Yankees by dropping a bloop into short right field and legging it to second before he was removed for pinch runner Ichiro Suzuki...Blog | August 31, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- When Derek Jeter looked at the New York Yankees lineup card on the wall of the visitor's clubhouse Sunday morning, his eyes went not to his spot in the batting order, the customary second, or his position, which on this date was the occasi...Blog | August 31, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- No matter how hard they try to gain traction in the American League wild-card race, the New York Yankees keep spinning their wheels. With yet another chance to gain ground on the Detroit Tigers and Seattle Mariners -- and with an early ...Blog | August 31, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- It was Christmas in Canada for Derek Jeter on Sunday as the Blue Jays made their contribution to the Jeter Retirement Haul, in the form of a $10,000 check for his Turn 2 Foundation and -- get this -- a three-night, all-expenses-paid trip t...Blog | August 31, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- Jacoby Ellsbury took batting practice, Derek Jeter got a vacation and a check from the Blue Jays, and both seemed pretty happy with their days thus far. But manager Joe Girardi did not accomodate Ellsbury by changing his lineup for Sunday'...Blog | August 31, 2014Wallace 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, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- A good effort on Friday, a non-effort on Saturday. That is what mediocre teams are all about. Once again, the Yankees were all about being a mediocre team in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Blue Jays. Once again, they wasted a fine pitch...Blog | August 30, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- No Jacoby Ellsbury, no surprise considering how he left the ballpark last night and how he arrived this morning, hobbling on a heavily-wrapped and sprained left ankle. Joe Girardi said that pending how he comes through BP, Ellsbury might b...Blog | August 30, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- Compared with Mark Buehrle's run of futility against the Yankees -- the Blue Jays starter has not beaten the Yankees in more than 10 years and has now lost 11 straight decisions to them -- Chris Capuano's winless streak was decidedly modes...Blog | August 30, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- It was a matchup of one starter (Chris Capuano) who had never won for the Yankees and another (Mark Buehrle) who hadn't won against the Yankees in more than a decade, and somebody's 0 had to go. Luckily for the Yankees, it was Capuano'...Blog | August 29, 2014Wallace Matthews
TORONTO -- The disturbing pregame news about Masahiro Tanaka notwithstanding, there is a game to be played tonight, and an important one, as the Yankees try to regain some of the momentum they lost by dropping two of three to the Tigers in Detroit. ...Blog | August 29, 2014Wallace 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, 2014Wallace Matthews
DETROIT -- The Yankees went from the glory of Wednesday night to the gory of Thursday afternoon, dropping a winnable game, and a pivotal series, with a 3-2, bottom-of-the-ninth loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. The Yankees blew a...Blog | August 28, 2014