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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 -- On top of the public humiliation, denigration and marginalization the Yankees have already heaped on Alex Rodriguez this offseason, now they want to welsh on his home-run bonus deal, too. Well, the Yankees should only hope A-Rod hits e...Blog | January 26, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees reached agreement on a one-year deal with Michael Pineda, avoiding arbitration. According to a source with knowledge of the deal, Pineda will be paid $2.1 million for the 2015 season. Pineda was arguably the most e...Blog | January 16, 2015Andrew Marchand and Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- In the post-Jeter era, the Yankees are in a yet-to-be defined transition stage in their history. Are they retooling? Rebuilding? Or just plain regressing? They haven't made the playoffs in two years and, if they are going to return to ...Blog | January 16, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Jeff Pentland, Head No. 1 of the Yankees' newly established two-headed hitting coach position, has yet to meet or talk in any depth to any of his prospective pupils. He really doesn't have a stated "hitting philosophy" a la Charlie Lau or...Blog | January 15, 2015Wallace Matthews and Andrew Marchand
NEW YORK -- For the better part of the past two decades, most Yankees teams arrived in the Bronx fully formed, made up of either longtime Yankees, established veterans (read: stars) from other clubs, or highly-touted and sought-after rookies and impo...Blog | January 15, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- After eight years of a single voice (Kevin Long's) advising their hitters, the Yankees will go with a two-headed monster of a hitting coach this season, with Jeff Pentland as the lead voice and Alan Cockrell assisting him. Yankees GM B...Blog | January 13, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Whenever a player is elected to the Hall of Fame, there is never a shortage of people who crawl out of the woodwork to boast, "I knew him when." Well, in the case of Craig Biggio, the former Houston Astros second baseman who was voted ...Blog | January 06, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Randy Johnson earned more than 10 percent of his 303 big-league victories in pinstripes -- he went 34-19 in his two seasons with the Yankees -- but his brief tenure in the Bronx will be remembered more for how it began and ended than for ...Blog | January 06, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- It wasn't all that long ago that Manny Banuelos was ranked the fourth-best prospect in the nation and Yankees insiders were talking about him as a possible top-of-the-rotation starter. But ManBan's fall from grace was even more rapid t...Blog | January 01, 2015Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees got a little younger, a little less expensive, and a lot less experienced today when they traded right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley, who had made 116 appearances out of their bullpen over the past two seasons, to the San Diego...Blog | December 29, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- The Yankees have been quite candid about letting the world know what they expect from Alex Rodriguez in 2015: next to nothing. And now, if there had been any doubt before, A-Rod surely knows what he can expect from the Yankees: maybe ...Blog | December 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
NEW YORK -- Just when you thought the Yankees were taking a timeout, having (somewhat) bolstered their rotation and settled on a starting infield, boom -- Trader Cashman strikes with a deal I feel safe in guessing no one would have predicted: sending...Blog | December 19, 2014AJ Mass
Max Scherzer is the biggest free agent on the market, and the jury is still out as to what team the pitcher will be joining for the 2015 season. However, the New York Yankees remain firm in their stance that it won't be for them. Wallace Matthews ...Blog | December 19, 2014Wallace Matthews
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, 2014