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Vernon Wells (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Vernon Wells Designated For Assignment By Yanks; Thanks Team In Tweet

The three-time All-Star was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Friday. The club also officially announced the signing of pitcher Matt Thornton to a two-year deal.

01/10/2014

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Pushed To Brink Of Elimination Following Shutout Loss To Rays

The Yankees wasted several opportunities against the wild Matt Moore in a 7-0 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night that pushed them to the brink of missing out on the postseason for the second time in 19 years.

09/25/2013

Joe Girardi (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Palladino: When Girardi Calls, Yankees Had Better Respond

It has come down to moments now, this wild-card race that simply refuses to be settled without the Yankees having some sort of say in it.

09/20/2013

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

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

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

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: A-Rod Never Apologized To Teammates When He Returned

“I don’t think he needs to,” Vernon Wells said. “Everyone knows what the situation is. Everyone is fully aware of everything that’s going on. It’s not a distraction in our eyes; it’s something he has to deal with.”

08/08/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Soriano Is Declining, But He’s Immediate Upgrade For Power-Starved Yanks

Soriano will provide the power boost the Yankees desperately need. He’s also improved as a fielder with age and will add clubhouse leadership.

07/26/2013

The Yankees’ Vernon Wells, right, beats the tag of the Rangers’ A.J. Pierzynski on July 23, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Set Up By Great Gardner Grab, Yankees Stun Rangers With 2 In The 9th

Eduardo Nunez hit a tying triple, Brent Lillibridge followed with a go-ahead single and the Yankees rallied against All-Star closer Joe Nathan in the ninth inning Tuesday night for a 5-4 victory over the Rangers.

07/24/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Pettitte Takes Ball As Yankees Begin Important Set Against Rival Red Sox

After four days off for the All-Star break, the Yankees kick off an important three-game series against the Red Sox on Friday night in Boston.

07/19/2013

CC Sabathia walks off the mound after giving up eight runs and eight hits in four innings against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium on July 14, 2013. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Boo-Birds Let It Rip In Bronx As Yankees Limp Into All-Star Break

“That was probably one of the uglier games I’ve seen in this stadium for sure,” Vernon Wells said. “Just anything we did wrong came back to bite us.”

07/15/2013

Yankees’ Ivan Nova . (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Yankees Reward Nova With 9th Inning Rally, Stun O’s For 5th Straight Win

Vernon Wells singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth inning, helping a marvelous Ivan Nova and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Friday night for their season high-tying fifth straight win.

07/05/2013

Joe Girardi (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Palladino: The Yankees’ Arrow Is Pointing Up Again

Perhaps the artillery Girardi really needs, the big cannons, will come alive soon enough.

07/05/2013

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Wells, Yankees Rally To Beat Rays 7-5

Vernon Wells broke out of a 9-for-87 slump with a pinch-hit, three-run double to rally the Yankees to a 7-5 win over the Rays.

06/22/2013

Kirk Nieuwenhuis (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Vernon Wells (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giglio: As Summer Begins, Mets And Yankees Are Who We Thought They Were

From the moment that spring training opened until today, the Mets were pegged to be bad and the Yankees looked like a team that would struggle to reach October. Three months later, that’s exactly who they are.

06/14/2013

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