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Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Hoping To Boost Playoff Chances During 6-Game Homestand

The Yankees finished a poor trip in strong fashion as they return home to face two fourth-place teams. The Houston Astros, however, may not be pushovers.

08/19/2014

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Needing A Miracle, Yankees Welcome Rays To Bronx

It ain’t over ’til it’s over. With their playoff hopes on life support, the Yankees will wrap up the season’s final homestand with a three-game set against the Rays.

09/24/2013

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 19, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Playoff Hopes Fading Fast; Joba: ‘I Let My Team Down’

The Blue Jays were beaten badly by the Yankees at times this season. They just got some revenge — and it came at the worst time for New York.

09/20/2013

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

Alfonso Soriano and Brendan Ryan celebrate the Yankees' victory over the Blue Jays on September 18, 2013. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Gritty Yankees Still Very Much In Wild-Card Race

Every game is now a must-win for the Yankees. The team knows it. Their fans know it. Manager Joe Girardi knows it. “You’d have to have your head in the sand not to know,” the skipper said before Wednesday’s big win.

09/19/2013

Catcher Chris Stewart of the New York Yankees hands the ball to Andy Pettitte against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 17, 2013. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Pettitte After Yankees Loss: ‘We’re Playing Terrible And It’s Not Good’

Andy Pettitte is frustrated, Joe Girardi is worried and the Yankees need to snap their losing streak in the worst way. The Bombers might not be in must-win territory just yet, but they sure are getting there in a hurry.

09/18/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees Staring At Golden Opportunity In Final 12 Games

Good news! The Bombers will take on two last-place teams, a fourth-place team and a current wild card leader down the stretch as they fight for an American League playoff spot.

09/17/2013

(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Yankees Aren’t Finished Just Yet

It starts tonight in Toronto with Andy Pettitte going up against R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays…

WFAN–09/17/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

A-Rod Frustrated After Leaving Game With Tight Right Calf

“I’ve had a calf injury before, and those are tricky,” A-Rod said. “They’re very dangerous. I’m hoping that I came out of the game before something really bad happened.”

09/16/2013

Brett Gardner  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Gardner To Have MRI On Strained Oblique

The Yankees don’t need this right now: leadoff man Brett Gardner is heading to New York for tests on his ailing oblique.

09/13/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images), Robinson Cano and A-Rod (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jeter Done For 2013, But Yankees Very Much Alive

We now know that Derek Jeter isn’t going to ride to the rescue. But Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano still have a chance. Yankees fans just might embrace them both if it happens.

09/12/2013

Phil Hughes (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Phil Hughes Back In Yankees’ Rotation For Huge Game Against O’s

The Yankees and Orioles meet for the final time this year to close out a four-game series at Camden Yards, with 13-game loser Phil Hughes making his return to the rotation for New York.

09/12/2013

Manager Joe Girardi of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout in the first inning of the game after an altercation with the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 9, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Palladino: Stolen Signs Should Be Least Of Yankees’ Worries

Give Girardi this. At least he cares. He may be misguided at times, but he leaves little doubt on the field as to where he stands with his team

09/11/2013

Dustin Pedroia, Ichiro Suzuki (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Eyes On The Prize As Yankees Open 4-Game Set Against Red Sox

New York, coming off a three-game sweep of the White Sox, has clawed its way back into contention in the American League. And look who’s on tap: the rival Boston Red Sox.

09/05/2013

David Huff (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Playoff Push, Will Huff Replace Hughes In Yankees’ Rotation?

Hughes’ start was pushed back to Monday, but he only pitched 1 1/3 innings before rain hit the Bronx. David Huff took the ball for the Yankees when play resumed and got the win, allowing just one run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings.

09/03/2013

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