Dave Eiland

Phil Hughes (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Kansas City Royals Interested In Phil Hughes

The Kansas City Royals are a contender to sign Phil Hughes according to WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman.


(Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Royals Hire Former Yankees Pitching Coach Dave Eiland

The Kansas City Royals have hired Dave Eiland as their new pitching coach.


(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Sweeny Says: Fine Tuning The Yankees Pitching

It’s already been a busy couple of weeks for new pitching coach Larry Rothschild. He’s tweaked deliveries with both Joba Chamberlain and AJ Burnett. He’s also given Phil Hughes a few pointers on his change-up.


Phil Hughes (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Sweeny Says: Yankees’ Phil Hughes Still Looking To Change It Up

I remember talking to 19 year old Phil Hughes in the spring of 2006. He was determined to add a change-up to his repertoire. Now, it’s five years later and he is still working on that darn change-up.


New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett throws the ball in the outfield during baseball spring training Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Sweeny Says: Burnett Is Key For Yankees

The key to the whole Yankee rotation is Allan James Burnett. And he realizes it, too.


(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Rothschild: Burnett In A Good Place To Start

“His arm is healthy and his head is in a good spot,” new Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said about pitcher A.J. Burnett.


(Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Former Yankees Pitching Coach Joins Rays

Dave Eiland has joined the Tampa Bay Rays as a special assistant.


(Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Yankees Hire Larry Rothschild As New Pitching Coach

The Yankees have hired Larry Rothschild to be their pitching coach.


(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hot Topic: November 17

Yes, Michael Vick had a fantastic game against Washington on Monday night. Yes, fantasy football owners everywhere wish Vick were on their team. But Craig is tired of hearing about the fantastic, dynamic #7.


Derek Jeter

Yankees’ Steinbrenner: Talks With Jeter Going Well

Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner on Tuesday said initial contract talks between the New York club and shortstop Derek Jeter are progressing well.


Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees is called out to end the 2010 ALCS (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: Wrapping Up 2010

Sweeny Murti and Neil Keefe look back at the Bombers’ season and discuss what went wrong in the playoffs in their final discussion about the 2010 Yankees.


(Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Yankees Start Offseason By Firing Pitching Coach

The Yankees and pitching coach Dave Eiland have parted ways.


Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images

Burnett A Hit (Twice) During Workout

A.J. Burnett threw 80 pitches in the simulated game, with manager Joe Girardi and pitching coach Dave Eiland watching part of it from behind the mound.


Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Sweeny Says: Ful-Philing His Potential

Phil Hughes had his Yankee moment: seven shutout innings to clinch the Division Series.


Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images

Keefe To The City: Not Optimistic About October

One win in the last eight games, and four straight losses to postseason teams has me wondering if the playoffs might last three games for the Yankees.