LOOK: Former Yankees' Slugger Hideki Matsui Serves As Torchbearer At Tokyo Olympics Opening CeremonyThe former Yankees designated hitter and 2009 World Series MVP helped the Olympic torch reach its final destination on Friday.
30 With Murti Podcast: Yankees Great Hideki MatsuiHideki Matsui was a legend in Japanese baseball, a monster home run hitter nicknamed "Godzilla." He came to the United States in 2003 and became a fan favorite with the Yankees over the next seven seasons.
Sumo Stars On Meeting Derek Jeter: Who? The Catcher?We know Derek Jeter as the legendary former captain of the Yankees. But to a pair of sumo wrestlers, he's just another face in the crowd.
Derek Jeter Arrives In Japan For Charity Ballgame With MatsuiParticipating in the game at Tokyo Dome on Sunday will be a group of students from the Tohoku region that was devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Matsui Thrilled To Be In Yanks' Front Office, But Hasn't Thought About ManagingBack with the New York Yankees as a special adviser to general manager Brian Cashman, Hideki Matsui says he hasn't thought about managing in the future.
Hideki Matsui Named Yankees' Special Adviser To General ManagerThe Yankees said Tuesday that the 2009 World Series MVP will work with Cashman and player development vice president Gary Denbo.
Matsui, Jeter Team Up For Charity Event In JapanHideki Matsu said the March 21 event at Tokyo Dome will support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 59-50As part of our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we continue with 59-50.
Sweeny: Current, Former Yankees Tell Their Favorite Derek Jeter StoriesI asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me...
Sweeny: Baseball Lifers Recall First Impressions Of Derek JeterIt’s not hard to call up images of a 20-something Jeter and look back on his career. But for those who have spent time with him up close, they have a database that can’t be Googled.
Palladino: Can Masahiro Tanaka Be A Savior For Yankees?If Tanaka and his Beethovian six-pitch mound symphony can turn into a No. 1 or No. 2 rotation option immediately, his richness in texture and rhythm can transform last year’s also-ran into a contender. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.
Yankees Honor Mariano By Retiring #42 In Monument ParkThe New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
Soriano Helps Yankees Avoid Sweep In Jeter's Return With Walk-Off HitAlfonso Soriano lifted New York over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Matsui Retires As A Bronx Bomber, Yankees Honor Former World Series MVPThe 39-year-old Matsui put his signature to his official Major League Baseball retirement papers in an on-field ceremony before the Yankees played Tampa Bay.
Sweeny: Past, Present And Future — Donnie Baseball Talks Yankees And BaseballDon Mattingly’s return to Yankee Stadium as manager of the Dodgers is unprecedented. Never has a player as iconic as Mattingly returned to New York in a visiting uniform.