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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.
NEW YORK -- The Yankees signed a starting pitcher this week, but I think it's safe to surmise Chris Capuano is not what Yankees fans were hoping to find in their Hanukkah gift pile. And yet, unless there is a seismic shift in the club's thinking, ...Blog | December 17, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees haven't made the playoffs since 2012, and New York sports teams are slogging their way through perhaps their worst combined season in a half-century, with no real hope for improvement in the immediate future. But d...Blog | December 15, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Great Third Base Chase is over. The Yankees have their man: According to ESPN baseball insider Buster Olney, Chase Headley has agreed to a four-year deal worth close to $50 million. What it means: That except for spot duty, we've p...Blog | December 15, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The 2014 winter meetings have come and gone, and while a bunch of other teams made significant roster additions, the Yankees not only didn't acquire anyone, they managed to lose two pitchers, one of whom they actually claimed to have want...Blog | December 11, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Going from high socks to White Sox was no shock to David Robertson, who said on a conference call Wednesday that he could read the handwriting on the bullpen wall when the Yankees signed Andrew Miller to a four-year contract on Friday. ...Blog | December 10, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- As soon as the Yankees signed Andrew Miller, David Robertson became a spare part. A very expensive spare part, at that. That is why no Yankees fan should be surprised by the news out of the winter meetings that late Monday night -- ear...Blog | December 09, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The wait to find out who will follow Derek Jeter at shortstop for the Yankees is over. The man is Didi Gregorius. Who, you may be asking? Well, who is Didi? The man who will replace Jeter, a sure first-ballot Hall of Famer and possibly...Blog | December 05, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees have let it be known they are not interested in any of the Big Three starting pitchers available in this year's free-agent market, based on the perfectly reasonable premise that it is unwise to sign a pitcher who is past his 3...Blog | December 03, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- December is the month of giving and receiving, and over the past five Decembers, the Yankees have done plenty of both. Last December, they signed Brian McCann, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran, Hiroki Kuroda and Brendan Ryan as free age...Blog | December 02, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- With the arrival of Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holiday season, it's time for a lot of us to start making out our Christmas lists. And as a Yankee fan, there's no doubt you have a very special list for Baseball Santa that is...Blog | November 26, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- A better question might be, will the Yankees respond at all? The news that the Red Sox are signing two potential game-changers, Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez, to five-year contracts totaling a reported $180 million, might be inter...Blog | November 24, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Brian Cashman expected not to get much sleep Thursday night. But not because he's worrying about missing out on any big free-agent signings. For the fifth consecutive year, the New York Yankees general manager planned to sleep outside ...Blog | November 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
The Yankees went into last winter with a publicly stated goal of keeping their payroll below $189 million. They came out of it having committed more than $400 million to four new players. This winter, there are no such payroll limitations, at least t...Blog | November 20, 2014Wallace Matthews
The Yankees went into last winter with a publicly stated goal of keeping their payroll below $189 million. They came out of it having committed more than $400 million to four new players. This winter, there are no such payroll limitations, at least t...Blog | November 18, 2014