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Starting pitcher Andy Pettitte  of the New York Yankees (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Pettitte Strong In 250th Victory, Yankees Defeat Mariners At Safeco Field

Andy Pettitte was in fine condition as the Yankees beat the Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday.

06/08/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: MLB Looking To Suspend A-Rod, Braun, Other Players For PED Link

A league executive told CBS News that Anthony Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.

06/05/2013

Vernon Wells (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Jayson Nix (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Keidel: Trouble In Yankee Universe — The Smoke And Mirrors Are Melting

Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.

05/30/2013

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

Keidel: A Hearty Girardi — ‘G.I. Joe’ Making Early Case For Manager Of The Year

Indeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.

05/24/2013

Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner climbs the wall and watches Raul Ibanez’s grand slam home run in the first inning. The Mariners went on to trounce the Bombers 12-2 on May 15, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ibanez Keeps Making Yankees Pay, Launches 2 More Homers In Mariners’ Rout

Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.

05/16/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Mayweather Jr. Named Highest-Earning Athlete In America By SI; A-Rod, Johan Crack Top 15

Locally, the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez (out until after the All-Star break) came in at No. 9 and the Mets’ Johan Santana (out for the season) came in at No. 13. Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (out until after the All-Star break) is No. 19.

05/15/2013

Curtis Granderson (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

The 1st Big Bopper Is Back: Yankees Activate Outfielder Curtis Granderson From DL

Granderson was activated on Tuesday by the Yankees, and in the lineup against Seattle batting fourth and playing left field. New York optioned left-hander Vidal Nuno to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

05/14/2013

Lyle Overbay #55 of the New York Yankees celebrates in the dugout after scoring during the sixth inning. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Nuno Shines In First Major League Start; Yanks Take Game 2 To Split Twinbill

Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 7-0, on Monday for a doubleheader split.

05/14/2013

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Granderson Return Could Provide Glimpse Into Healthy Yankees Lineup

It all kind of makes you wonder, if Girardi’s team is doing this well absent their offensive stars, how powerful will these guys be at full strength?

05/13/2013

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Cano, Wells Power Yankees To 4-2 Win; Sweep 3-Game Series

Vernon Wells went deep for the second straight game and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Sunday.

05/13/2013

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Wells Hits Two-Run Homer, Yankees Beat Royals 3-2

Vernon Wells hit a go-ahead two-run homer and made a long running catch to preserve a 3-2 victory for Andy Pettitte and the New York Yankees

05/11/2013

The Yankees’ Vernon Wells watches the flight of a two-run home run in the first inning of a game against the Rockies at Coors Field on May 8, 2013. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Outfielder-Turned-Third Baseman Wells Leads Yankees To Tight Win Over Rockies

Pinch-hitter Brennan Boesch hit a tiebreaking infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth off closer Rafael Betancourt and the New York Yankees snapped a five-game skid at Coors Field with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.

05/09/2013

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Left? Right? DH? Girardi Not Sure Where Grandy Will Play When He Returns

When Grandy does return to the Bronx and is ready to go, where will he be playing? It’s anybody’s guess at this point. Even manager Joe Girardi isn’t sure where he’ll put the three-time All-Star.

05/06/2013

The Yankees’ Andy Pettitte, far right, is pulled from the game by manager Joe Girardi, left, during the fifth inning against the Astros on April 29, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Has Rare Off Night, Astros Take Advantage, Bludgeon Yankees

Carlos Corporan homered among his four hits and drove in four runs, Brandon Barnes three hits and three RBIs, and the Houston Astros fit comfortably into the role of a slugging AL squad Monday night in a 9-1 romp over the Yankees.

04/30/2013

Travis Hafner of the New York Yankees hits a RBI triple in the seventh-inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 27, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hafner Lifts Yankees Over Jays, Chamberlain Nails Down Save

Travis Hafner had a monster day at the plate as the Yankees edged the Blue Jays, 5-4.

04/27/2013

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