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  1. Replacing Derek Jeter isn't going to be easy

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Derek Jeter is probably the greatest player who was never particularly great at any one aspect of the game, and undoubtedly the best Yankee who was never the best player on his team. And if baseball has taught us anything through the yea...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  2. For Masahiro Tanaka, a day to forget

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Masahiro Tanaka hasn't had a day this bad in more than seven years, when he was a rookie for the Rakuten Golden Eagles pitching against the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks. On that day -- March 29, 2007 -- the teenage Tanaka, just 18 years old, w...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  3. Dellin Betances is done for the season

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- We've seen the last of Dellin Betances for the 2014 season. Joe Girardi said he is shutting down the big righty for the last two games against the Red Sox, citing the 26-year-old's workload in his first full season as a big-league reliev...

    Blog | September 27, 2014
  4. Joe Girardi criticized New York Yankees in pregame tirade before ...

    Wallace Matthews and Andrew Marchand

    It was supposed to be a festive occasion for Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. But before his teammates could bestow Jeter with gifts prior to his final home game, manager Joe Girardi had a message he wished to deliver.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Red Sox 2

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- It was a game that felt more like a hangover the morning after a particularly good, and exhausting, party. No Derek Jeter, no Brett Gardner, no Mark Teixeira, no Brian McCann. Very few players, in fact, who resembled genuine New York Yan...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  6. Will Hiroki Kuroda return?

    Wallace Matthews

    BOSTON -- Lost in the whirlwind of Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium Thursday night was the reality that it might also have marked the Bronx finales for two other Yankees, Ichiro Suzuki and Hiroki Kuroda. Ichiro is not likely to be back -...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  7. Derek Jeter plays final home game for New York Yankees

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter closed the Bronx chapter of his career with a walk-off win for the Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  8. Somber Derek Jeter sees only the end

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- For the first time this season, you could see the finish line reflected in Derek Jeter's eyes. Up until the New York Yankees were eliminated from playoff contention with Wednesday's 9-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles, Jeter had been abl...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  9. New York Yankees: Take 'Em or Trash 'Em?

    Wallace Matthews

    Tell us which Bombers you'd bring back for 2015, and which ones you'd send packing.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2014
  10. Gardner goes down in history

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- A quarter-century or so from now, when some Yankee hits what turns out to be the 20,000th home run in the history of the franchise, someone is sure to ask this question: "Who hit the 15,000th?" The answer is Brett Gardner, whose fifth-...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  11. Jacoby Ellsbury's hammy the final strain in a season of hurt

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- There is a young outfielder in the New York Yankees clubhouse these days, a September call-up named Jose Pirela, and when -- or if -- he finally gets into a game, he will be the 57th player to have appeared in a Yankees uniform this seaso...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  12. Jacoby Ellsbury of New York Yankees exits with right hamstring st...

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury left Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with a right hamstring strain apparently suffered while he was running out a grounder in the bottom of the fourth.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  13. Shawn Kelley: Joey Bats bush

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- While the rest of the world was apparently watching a baseball fly over the leftfield fence in the eighth inning of Thursday night's Yankees-Blue Jays game, Shawn Kelley was watching the man who hit it. And he did not like what he saw:...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  14. Derek Jeter of New York Yankees out of lineup after being hit on ...

    Wallace Matthews

    Derek Jeter returned to the New York Yankees' lineup for the second game of Friday's day-night doubleheader after being hit on the left elbow by a 94 mph fastball Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  15. Yankees barreling toward oblivion

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It was as close as Joe Girardi has ever come to criticizing one of his own players. "[If] I'm the baserunner, I'm going to run him over there," Girardi said. "I'm going to lower my shoulder, and I'm going to run him over." The manag...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  16. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees could be one rehab start away...

    Wallace Matthews

    Masahiro Tanaka could be one more rehab start away from returning to the major leagues, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014