Manny Banuelos

Andy Pettitte attends the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Gala at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on November 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images); Alex Rodriguez attends a game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pettitte Advises A-Rod To ‘Get Everything Out’ And More Yankees Notes

There is no shortage of reaction to Alex Rodriguez’s situation returning to the Yankees, unless of course you’re waiting to hear from A-Rod himself. That day will come.

11/14/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Deadline Doldrums? Difference-Makers Already On Yankees’ Roster

Maybe the Yankees could add a helpful piece. But the difference makers will be the guys they gave all that money to last winter: Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran.

07/29/2014

Manny Banuelos (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Manny Banuelos Gets Rocked In Yankees’ Loss To Twins

Banuelos surrendered four runs on two hits and two walks in just one inning of work.

03/14/2014

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Frank Jobe, Tommy John Surgery Pioneer, Should Have Place In Hall

The recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.

03/10/2014

Derek Jeter (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: MLB Awards And Jeter’s Suddenly Intriguing Contract; Talkin’ Prospects

By week’s end, Derek Jeter’s $8 million dollar option (already now $9.5 million) for 2014 could grow to $11.5 million. And that would be another wrinkle for the Yankees as they try to reduce their payroll.

11/13/2012

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Reports: Yankees, Red Sox Interested In Japanese Phenom Shohei Otani

At 6-foot-4, Otani’s fastball can reach 100 mph. Sound good, Yankees fans?

10/23/2012

Yankees prospect Manuel Banuelos (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Yankees Top Prospect Manny Banuelos To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Left-handed pitcher Manny Banuelos, rated the Yankees’ preseason No. 1 prospect according to Baseball America, will have Tommy John surgery on October 4, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed to The Trentonian on Tuesday.

10/02/2012

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 01: Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees doubles to left field in the eight inning scoring Nick Swisher #33 during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on June 1, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Yankees defeated the Tigers 9-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Random Yankee Thoughts From The West Coast

The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.

07/21/2012

Freddy Garcia

Freddy Garcia Leaves Game With Bruised Right Hand In Yanks’ Loss To Jays

New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia sustained a bruised right hand in the fourth inning Wednesday when he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion, who also hit two home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 7-5 victory.

03/14/2012

Hiroki Kuroda (L), Michael Pineda (R) (credit: Jeff Gross and Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees’ Cashman Played This Hand Well, And May Not Be Done Dealing

In a matter of hours on Friday night, the Yankees waived goodbye to prized prospect Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi and welcomed much-needed arms to their rotation. GM Brain Cashman stayed patient and appears to have won big.

WFAN–01/14/2012

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Hartnett: New Year, Same Yankees Not Necessarily A Bad Thing

Some Yankees fans have expressed outrage, but Brian Cashman has kept the organization’s best interests at heart by waiting for the right deal.

WFAN–01/05/2012

Yankees General manager Brian Cashman (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: State Of The Yankees, Winter Meetings Edition

With the offseason in full swing, it only made sense to have another epic email discussion between Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti.

WFAN–12/08/2011

Mason-Williams

Sweeny: Meet Yankees Phenom Mason Williams

If you consider Montero a part of the major league roster, we have to find the next great prospect in the Yankee farm system, the next great player whose name you will hear a thousand times before you ever see him play. Meet Mason Williams.

12/01/2011

Brian Cashman (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Why The Yankees’ Search For An Elite Starter Has Stalled

Brian Cashman is willing to play the waiting game when it comes to acquiring a talented starter — and will not let the market force him into overpaying.

WFAN–11/28/2011

Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 28, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Can Meet Oakland’s Price For Gio Gonzalez

The Yankees interest in Oakland Athletics’ All-Star lefty Gio Gonzalez appears to be rising and they have the prospects required to meet Billy Beane’s high demands.

WFAN–11/22/2011

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