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Joe Girardi (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Keidel: R.I.P. Yankees — From Postseason To Postmortem

Even the most jaded Yankees apologist is gripping a shovel, ready to toss the dirt on the 2013 Bronx Bombers.

09/10/2013

Yankees reliever Boone Logan reacts after giving up a grand slam to Boston’s Mike Napoli in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 6, 2013. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Red Sox Score 9 Unanswered Runs, Hand Yankees Stunning Defeat

Mike Napoli hit a tying grand slam in the seventh, Shane Victorino had a go-ahead homer one inning later and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the New York Yankees 12-8 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.

09/06/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Keidel: G.I. Joe Is Your American League Manager Of The Year

Aside from jamming the eject button on Andy Pettitte the other day and letting Joba Chamberlain combust on the mound, G.I. Joe has done a David Copperfield job on his club this year.

09/04/2013

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Yankees’ Bullpen Blows Lead, Lose 7-3 To Orioles

Pettitte pitched six shutout innings but the Yankees’ bullpen gave up 7 runs in the 7th and dropped behind the O’s in the Wild Card race.

09/01/2013

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Keidel: Bad Baseball In Big Apple — Yankees, Meet The Mets

The Mets fan already knows where his team will be on Halloween. And soon they will be joined by some overpriced, pinstriped clowns across the river.

08/30/2013

Alfonso Soriano, right, celebrates his three-run home run in the first inning with teammate Derek Jeter during the Yankees’ win in Toronto on Aug. 27, 2013. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Soriano Hits 2 More Homers, Including No. 400, As Yankees Rip Blue Jays

Alfonso Soriano hit two home runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Tuesday night after losing Robinson Cano in the first inning.

08/28/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Do The Captain And His Crew Still Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves?

Derek Jeter comes back on Monday night. Yes, again. Jeter represents the last bit of hope for the Yankees, hope that he might be the final piece of the puzzle for a team that’s clawed back into the playoff race.

08/26/2013

Andy Pettitte (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Reliable Pettitte Proving He Still Has Bullets Left In Chamber

As the shorthanded Yankees chase valiantly after a Wild Card berth, who would you rather have toeing the rubber than “Ol’ Reliable Andy?”

08/23/2013

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Palladino: If Front Office Doesn’t Mess It Up, Mets Will Win WS Before Yanks

It’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.

08/23/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Pettitte, Yanks Surge Past Toronto; Bombers Sweep 4-Game Series

Andy Pettitte pitched six effective innings, Curtis Granderson homered and the New York Yankees beat Toronto, 5-3, on Thursday after a 3 1/2-hour rain delay for their 10th straight victory against the Blue Jays.

08/22/2013

Yankees starter Andy Pettitte throws against the Red Sox in the 2nd inning at Fenway Park on Aug. 16, 2013 in Boston. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Soriano Continues Legendary Run, Reynolds Homers In Debut As Yankees Pummel Red Sox

Alfonso Soriano drove in four more runs and Andy Pettitte avoided his first-inning troubles to lead New York to a 10-3 victory over the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox on Friday night.

08/16/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Palladino: A Harvey-Kuroda Cy Young Exacta? It Could Happen

Cy Young? Maybe, maybe not. But Hiroki Kuroda has pitched well enough to dream. And Matt Harvey’s season speaks for itself. It would be nice if the year ended with a little positive history.

08/14/2013

Derek Jeter #2 (R) and Alex Rodriguez #13 (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Between Injury, Age And Wage, Yankees Have A Dim Future

Darth Vader is dying. The Evil Empire is collapsing on itself, on its sins and hubris and the assumption that the logo alone was enough. The Yankees don’t scare anyone anymore. They’re just scary.

08/12/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Not Worried After Rivera Blows Third Straight Save

“It’s not like you forget how to pitch in a week,” manager Joe Girardi said after Sunday’s 5-4 walk-off win against the Detroit Tigers. “He just had a bad week.”

08/12/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pettitte Should End It After This Season

While the end of the beginning of the Alex Rodriguez mess arrived Monday, the beginning of the end unfolded in Chicago for another great player.

08/07/2013

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