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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.


Yankees starter Brandon McCarthy pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Sept. 12, 2014. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Yankees Snatch Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory In Opener Against O’s

Jimmy Paredes hit a two-run double with two outs in the 11th inning to rally the Baltimore Orioles past the New York Yankees 2-1 Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.


Chris Young celebrates after hitting a walk-off three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

‘Faith’ Pays Off As Yankees Refuse To Perish In Playoff Hunt

“The bottom line, to just keep it simple, is we’ve just got to win games,” said Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. Picking up two on Friday would be a nice start.


Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Tanaka Could Return To Yankees’ Rotation After 1 More Simulated Game

“If he pitched in a big-league game or two and felt good, you wouldn’t do surgery on a guy that felt good,” Girardi said. “That’s the bottom line.”


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.


Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hanigan Blocks Drew At The Plate, Rays Edge Yanks 4-3

Left fielder Matt Joyce threw out Stephen Drew in the fifth inning when catcher Ryan Hanigan blocked the sliding runner, and the Tampa Bay Rays held on to beat the fading New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night.


Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Turn To Kuroda With Playoff Hopes On Life Support

The Yankees honored their glorious recent past by celebrating the retiring Derek Jeter in an elaborate ceremony prior to their latest game. The present doesn’t look anywhere near as good.


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees throws for the putout at first in the first inning during their game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on September 7, 2014. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Will Life Without Derek Be For The Yankees?

So as we mull over this year, let us also take a premature look at next year in anticipation of life without Jeter in 2015.


Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) and Yankee Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Subway Series Set For April And September In 2015

Forget everything you think you know about the Subway Series. The Yankees and Mets unveiled their 2015 schedules on Monday and the annual series between the clubs have been shifted.


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees smiles during Derek Jeter Day on September 7, 2014 before the game between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: Derek Jeter Answers Reporter’s Phone During News Conference

In the middle of his postgame news conference on Derek Jeter Day, the New York Yankees’ captain took a moment to answer a reporter’s cellphone.


Derek Jeter tips his hat to the Yankee Stadium crowd on Derek Jeter Day on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Keidel: No Denying What Jeter Means To Yankees, New Yorkers

If you saw the conga line of luminaries honoring Derek Jeter at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, you realize his deeds reached way west of the Hudson.



Yankees, Fans Pay Tribute To Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop when the New York Yankees honored their retiring captain with a 45-minute ceremony that included appearances by NBA great Michael Jordan and baseball ironman Cal Ripken Jr.


Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on prior to playing against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 7, 2014.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Royals Blank Yanks, 2-0, Spoil Derek Jeter Day

Yordano Ventura and the Kansas City Royals turned Derek Jeter Day into another disappointing defeat for the New York Yankees’ captain in the dwindling days of his career.


Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

One Of Derek Jeter’s Favorite NYC Restaurants Paying Back Loyalty With Foundation Pledge

The future Yankees superstar became a regular customer at Nino’s Restaurant. Jeter even tried his hand at making a dish, now called “Chicken Jeter.”


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up prior to the game against the New York Mets on May 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Day: Yankees Set To Honor Retiring Captain

For the past five months, opposing teams have honored Derek Jeter and presented him with parting gifts during pregame ceremonies. Sunday it will be the Yankees’ turn.