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Alex Rodriguez (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Despite Hot Streak, Yankees’ A-Rod To Have Hip Examined

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will have his right hip examined this week, although he insists he’s not feeling pain and has no desire to miss any playing time.

WFAN–05/19/2011

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Power Loss? Alex Rodriguez Homerless In 53 At-Bats

A-Rod has batted .170 since April 23 and eight of the nine hits he has in that span were singles. The other was a double.

WFAN–05/10/2011

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Sweeny Says: The Kevin Long And Short Of It For Yankees

As the Yankees came to the end of their trip in Texas, WFAN’s Sweeny Murti sat down with hitting coach Kevin Long on Sunday to talk about Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada and his upcoming book.

WFAN–05/09/2011

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hits a home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, May 8, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (credit: AP Photo/Matt Strasen)

Sweeny Says: Derek Jeter Meter On The Rise

Derek Jeter can still hit. His 4-hit performance Sunday in Arlington seems like the breakout we’ve waited for throughout the first five weeks of this season.

WFAN–05/09/2011

Derek Jeter (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Facing Extra-Base Blackout

Two doubles, no triples, no dingers. Is Derek Jeter’s 2011 power outage here to stay?

WFAN–05/04/2011

Derek Jeter (credit: Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

What’s Wrong With Yankees Captain Derek Jeter?

Josh Beckett out-dueled CC Sabathia to lead the Red Sox to a 4-0 victory over the Yankees on Sunday night. But the big story to come out of New York’s series loss to Boston was Derek Jeter’s lack of production.

WFAN–04/11/2011

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: A-Rod Opens Up

A-Rod chatted with reporters after Sunday’s game, the seven minute session his longest and most revealing of the spring, giving some insight into his improved physical health and how that’s affected his game.

WFAN–03/28/2011

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his solo home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Joe Blanton in the fourth inning of spring training baseball game in Clearwater, Fla., Sunday, March 20, 2011.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Yankees’ Girardi: Expect 150 Games From A-Rod

Alex Rodriguez has endured stints on the disabled list for the past three seasons, only averaging 133 games played from 2008-10. So what’s A-Rod’s outlook for 2011?

WFAN–03/28/2011

Brett Gardner, Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Gardner Moving In On Yankees’ Leadoff Spot

Does Brett Gardner have what it takes to usurp Derek Jeter as the Yankees’ leadoff man? According to the Daily News, there “continues to be a push from some inside the organization” for Gardner to take over the leadoff spot from the Yankees’ captain.

WFAN–03/07/2011

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hits in the batting cage during a baseball spring training workout Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Yankees’ Jeter ‘Trying To Get Comfortable’ With New Stride

Derek Jeter will be doing extra work with hitting coach Kevin Long as the Yankees captain adjusts to a change in his stride at the plate. “I’ve got to get used to it,” Jeter said. “I’m trying to get comfortable with it.”

WFAN–03/01/2011

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Sweeny Says: Dissecting Derek Jeter

Dissecting Derek Jeter’s at-bats will become a tedious exercise this spring, if it hasn’t become so already. Jeter has played in just 2 games so far and his new swing is a big topic of discussion.

WFAN–03/01/2011

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Sweeny Says: Getting Into The Swing Of Things

Derek Jeter’s new swing will get a lot of attention this year. With exhibition games only a few days away, watch as Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long describes the change in Jeter’s swing.

WFAN–02/23/2011

Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: The Captain Speaks

Derek Jeter met the media for the first time Sunday as the Yankees took the field for their first full squad workout.

WFAN–02/20/2011

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Jeter And Long Complete Hitting Work

Derek Jeter and team hitting coach Kevin Long have completed three days of pre-spring training drills.

WFAN–01/28/2011

(Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Reach New Deal With Kevin Long

According to the New York Post, the Yankees have agreed to a three-year deal with hitting coach Kevin Long.

WFAN–11/02/2010

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