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Listen: WFAN’s Sweeny Murti on 2014 Yankees

Monday, March 31st, 2014

On Saturday’s Weekend Watchdogs radio program, Sweeny Murti of WFAN previewed the 2014 Yankees.

Yanks Spending Spree Gets Them “In the Mix”

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Normally the Yankees spending $400 plus million in an offseason would lead to assurances of an AL East title and October baseball. This time, all Brian Cashman did by acquiring Jacoby Ellsbury, Masahiro Tanaka, Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann is get the Yanks back into the same Wild Card mix they were in last year. […]

Cano and Jay Z: Good Result and Bad Process

Friday, December 6th, 2013

In the end Robinson Cano and Jay Z were the biggest losers in their negotiations with the Yankees and Seattle. Yes, Cano captured the 10-years and $240 million he so desperately desired, but in the long run you had to believe he wanted that in New York. Instead, he will have to end his career […]

Thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury Deal

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

The Jacoby Ellsbury deal will have a polarizing effect on the New York media landscape throughout the day. Some Pundits will laud the Yanks for returning to their traditional spending ways, while others will express concern for the years and length given to a player that relies on his legs and has been injury-prone. I […]

A Yankees System Report Featuring Mark Newman

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

TRENTON, N.J. – It’s always fun when Yankees Senior VP of Baseball Operations Mark Newman gets together with reporters. The discussion gives a clue about the state of the Yankees farm system. There is plenty of talent on the way. There are detractors in this department as well, but some excellent kids are on their […]

Did Pettitte’s 250 Lock Him for Hall of Fame?

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Andy Pettitte locked up his 250th career win this past weekend against the Mariners. It now could be said the win also locked up his Hall of Fame candidacy, something that many thought was dead and buried after his retirement in 2010. The naysayers will point out how Pettitte is the anti-Hall of Famer. He is […]

Big Leagues Mag: Does Anyone Care About the New York Yankees?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Does Anyone Care About the New York Yankees?

Granderson Begins Road Back with RailRiders

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Moosic, Pa. (SWB RailRiders)  – Despite the addition of the rehabbing Curtis Granderson, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ (Triple-A/New York Yankees) offensive woes at home continued as they fell on Thursday night in 11 innings to the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates), 2-1. Granderson started in right field, and batted second for the RailRiders. He reached on a […]

Yankeeography Focusing on Michael was Long Overdue

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

YES Network finally got around to putting together and airing a “Yankeeography’’ featuring Gene Michael. Perhaps I’m a bit prejudiced about the production, but I think it is one of the best this outstanding series has aired. “Oh, I was lucky with a lot of those trades that went down,’’ said Michael, 74, who has […]

Big Leagues Magazine: Is Robinson Cano Worth the Dough?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Is Robinson Cano Worth the Dough?