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Derek Jeter and former teammate Jorge Posada are introduced before  the ceremonial first pitch at the New York Yankees' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Posada Perfectly Sums Up Jeter As Player, Person

There will be many words spoken and written about Derek Jeter between now and the end of this season. I’m not sure anybody will say it any better than “Core Four” member Jorge Posada.

04/08/2014

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Craig Is Tired Of Front-Running Yankees Fans

Craig “the lifelong Mets fan” was in the Bronx on Monday afternoon for the Yankees’ home opener. And he left Yankee Stadium a little upset…

WFAN–04/08/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Yankees Home Opener Goes As Planned

Craig was there at the Stadium and was thrilled with the outcome, while Boomer sounded as if he is growing more and more annoyed with the nonstop Jeter fawning.

WFAN–04/08/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees Closer David Robertson Placed On DL With Strained Groin

Robertson had an MRI earlier in the day that revealed the injury. He has posted two saves this season and has allowed one hit in three scoreless innings.

04/07/2014

Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

All Eyes On Jeter, But Pitching The Name Of The Game In Yankees’ Win

Derek Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie helped make the captain a winner in his final home opener Monday as New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2.

04/07/2014

Yankees Stadium (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Keidel: Opening Day In Bronx Remains The Unofficial Official Start To MLB Season

Opening Day, Bronx, New York, USA. And yes, we still get chills, no matter our age or wage.

04/07/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch in the first inning during MLB action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 4, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Keidel: Yanks Need Tanaka To Inspire Entire Rotation, If Not Lead It

Masahiro Tanaka, who landed in the Bronx like other high-end Japanese players — wrapped in a foreign flag, mystery and millions — pitched with the chutzpah of a native New Yorker. He was tough, talented and unrelenting.

04/07/2014

Josh Thole of the Toronto Blue Jays prepares to tag out Francisco Cervelli the New York Yankees in the third inning on April 5, 2014. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Palladino: Home-Plate Collision And Replay Confusion Hurts Baseball

Blocking the plate used to be an “at your own risk” proposition for a catcher. MLB is trying to change that. Unfortunately, as we saw in Saturday’s 4-0 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays, it’s not going to be so easy.

04/07/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Jeter And The Yanks Make For A Special Monday

Boomer and Craig’s perception with regards to the significance of today’s game differed a bit, which is a good thing in the radio business.

WFAN–04/07/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yanks Place Teixeira On 15-Day DL With Strained Hamstring

The New York Yankees have placed first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled catcher Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton.

04/05/2014

The Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki throws the ball to second base during the first inning at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014, in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Kallas: Yankees Should Trade Ichiro? Are You Out Of Your Mind?

The Yankees may want to hold on to the guy because he could very well end up being a key component this season. All this talk, at least by the television announcers, of possibly trading Ichiro, should stop immediately.

04/04/2014

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Together Again: ‘Core Four’ To Be Reunited At Yankees’ Home Opener

Before the Yankees’ home opener on Monday against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m., the “Core Four” of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada will be reunited on the field.

04/04/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka To Make Much-Anticipated Yankees Debut Friday

Fans in both Japan and North America will be eager to follow the fortunes of Tanaka, who cost the Yankees $175 million when they signed him in January.

04/04/2014

Derek Jeter went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the Yankees' 4-2 win over the Astros. (credit: Getty Images)

Solarte’s 3 Hits Help Yankees Avoid Sweep In Houston

Rookie Yangervis Solarte had three hits and an RBI in his first major league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run to give the New York Yankees their first win this season.

04/04/2014

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