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  1. Game 153: Yankees (78-74) vs. Jays (77-75)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- They remain five games back in the hunt for the second AL wild card and their number for October elimination is six with just 10 games to play, but the Yankees will try to keep hope alive in Friday's Game 2 of this four-game series agains...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  2. Time for Yankees to go to a sixth man?

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- Yes, there are still 20 games left in the season, so it may seem a bit early to start looking ahead to 2015. But considering the Yankees' situation -- 5 .5 games out of the last AL wild-card spot -- and the way the team has been pl...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  3. Game 139: Yanks (72-66) vs. Royals (77-61)

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees begin an important three-game series tonight against a team that could stand in the way of their wild-card aspirations, the Kansas City Royals, who are clinging to a one-game lead over the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central. ...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Blue Jays 4, Yankees 3

    Wallace 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, 2014
  5. Game 132: Yankees (69-62) @ Tigers (71-60)

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- The Yankees go for a big series win this afternoon against the Detroit Tigers, who they trail in the race for the second AL wild card by just two games. And after pounding David Price on Wednesday night, they take a crack at another left-h...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  6. Game 130: Yankees (68-61) @ Tigers (70-59)

    Wallace Matthews

    DETROIT -- One of the most important stretches of the season begins tonight -- provided the weather holds out -- as the Yankees open a three-game series against the Tigers, who they trail by two games in the race for the second AL wild card, at Comer...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Rays 8, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- It ain't over 'til it's over, but, today, even Yogi would have to admit, it's over. Because it is. The Yankees' hopes of sneaking into the second AL wild-card spot, on life support since Sunday's 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants, c...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  8. New York Yankees finally put out of their misery

    Wallace Matthews

    Nothing went right for the Yankees during their injury-plagued season.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  9. New York Yankees shut down CC Sabathia for hamstring injury

    Wallace Matthews

    In what could be the final blow to the Yankees' thin playoff hopes, left-hander CC Sabathia has been shut down with a Grade 2 hamstring strain and will not make his final start of the season.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  10. New York Yankees sparked by Ivan Nova, Alfonso Soriano and Brenda...

    Wallace Matthews

    Nova, Soriano and Ryan gave the Yankees some hope Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2013
  11. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 5, Orioles 4

    Wallace Matthews

    BALTIMORE -- On the same day Derek Jeter was ruled out for the season, the Yankees took a big step up in their pursuit of the second AL wild-card berth with tonight's 5-4 win over the Orioles. They got 6 1/3 good innings out of Andy Pettitte -- wh...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  12. Wild (card) atmosphere for Yanks, Rays

    Wallace Matthews

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- It may have been a matchup of a first-place team and one fighting for its postseason life, but everything about Sunday's game between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays felt like a playoff game. There was a pitche...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  13. Joe Maddon on hitting Alex Rodriguez -- Tampa Bay Rays aren't 'ju...

    Wallace Matthews

    Alex Rodriguez should have nothing to fear from Rays pitchers as the Yankees open a crucial three-game series against their AL wild-card rivals Friday night at Tropicana Field.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  14. First Pitch: Soriano = Mariano?

    Wallace Matthews

    That is probably the biggest question facing the Yankees as they head into the ALDS against the Baltimore Orioles, feisty conquerors of the Texas Rangers last night in the AL wild-card play-in game. Can Rafael Soriano give them the kind of October th...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  15. Yankees game times announced

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees will play the winner of the Baltimore-Texas wild-card game at 6:15 p.m. Sunday night in Game 1 of the ALDS, and at 8:07 p.m. Monday night in Game 2, at the ballpark of the wild-card winner. No other start times have been announced yet ...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  16. New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira expected back in lineup Monday

    Wallace Matthews

    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Boston Red Sox, provided he comes through one final workout in Tampa on Sunday and is cleared to play by the team's medical staff.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2012