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Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and general manager Brian Cashman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Time For Yankees To Find New ‘Core’ — And Some Pop In The Lineup

The Yankees begin life without Derek Jeter this week, facing a future full of holes in an offense already among the American League’s worst.

8 hours ago

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi: A-Rod Has To Show He Can Still Play

The Yankees expect Alex Rodriguez to play third base next season but want the suspended star to prove during spring training he deserves to have his position back after a one-year absence.

24 hours ago

Derek Jeter (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Derek Jeter To Sit Out Game 1 Of Final Series In Boston

Manager Joe Girardi has Jeter sitting out the series opener on Friday night against the Boston Red Sox. Jeter has said he will play during the weekend series out of respect for the rivalry.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter celebrates with his team after a game-winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

2 Perfect: Derek Jeter Bids Goodbye To Bronx In Signature Fashion

The perfect script. Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with the game-winner in the bottom of the ninth, the latest — and perhaps last — storybook moment of his career.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Goes Out In Glory In Final Game In Pinstripes

Derek Jeter put on New York’s navy pinstripes for the last time Thursday night, for a game that culminated in a fairytale ending.

09/25/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s Sendoff At The Stadium Threatened By Rain; Selig ‘Worried’

Joe Girardi wasn’t sure what would happen if Jeter and the Yankees were rained out. “That’s a great question,” he said. “I’m sure it would upset a lot of people.”

09/24/2014

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

How Will Jeter’s Final Game In The Bronx Unfold? Girardi Doesn’t Even Know

Last year, the manager sent Jeter and Andy Pettitte to the mound with two outs in the ninth inning of New York’s last game at Yankee Stadium to remove Mariano Rivera.

09/23/2014

Chase Headley #12 of the New York Yankees is hit in the jaw with a pitch in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Chase Headley Upset With Rays Manager Joe Maddon Over HBP Comment

New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley says he “wasn’t thrilled” by Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon’s word choice.

09/18/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by  Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Like It Or Not, Yankees Need A-Rod’s Bat — At DH

The Bombers’ best lineup next year will have Alex Rodriguez as their full-time DH. Wow, I can’t believe I just said that either.

09/18/2014

Manager Joe Girardi #28 of the New York Yankees comes out to argue a call with umpires Marty Foster #60, Alan Porter #64 and Joe West #22. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Irate Joe Girardi Furious With Rays: ‘We Are Not Pin Cushions’

“I don’t know what they expect. You hit five of our guys in four games. You don’t think we’ll be pissed?”

09/17/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks on as Chase Headley argues with home plate umpire Marty Foster after Foster ejected Headley during the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 15, 2014. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Eliminated From AL East, Fall 6 Games Back In Wild-Card Race

Derek Jeter’s final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title. “It’s frustrating,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Monday night’s loss.

09/16/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Slumping Derek Jeter Gets Night Off In Series Opener Against Rays

Derek Jeter, in an 0-for-24 slump, was out of the New York Yankees’ starting lineup at Tampa Bay on Monday night.

09/15/2014

Joe Girardi (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Playoff Hopes Fading Fast With 14 Games Left

It didn’t matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable.

09/15/2014

Stephen Drew is tagged out at home plate by Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Out At Plate And Nearly Out Of Playoff Race

Even the Bombers acknowledge they are running out of time. With just 20 games remaining, they have a 5½-game deficit to overcome for the AL’s second wild card.

09/10/2014

Yoenis Cespedes slides safely into third base before Chase Headley can make the tag during the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium on September 2, 2014. The Red Sox defeated the Yankees 9-4. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: If Yanks Don’t Cut Deficit By Jeter Day, They’re Cooked

But the reality is that this team may not be capable of any such feat. It’s actually a near miracle that their proximity to the last wild card will make for a meaningful September.

09/03/2014

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