Mike Mussina

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up during World Series workouts on November 3, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 162 Games (And Maybe More) To Celebrate All-Time Great Derek Jeter

Many fans will feel sad because watching Derek Jeter has been a part of their childhood and adulthood. But we should realize it’s an opportunity to celebrate having seen one of the greatest players in baseball history.

02/13/2014

2014 Hall of Fame voting: Greg Maddux leads class  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images), Jack Morris falls short in final time on ballot  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images), and Armando Benitez actually gets a vote (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Good, Bad And Ugly In This Year’s Hall Of Fame Voting

Let’s remember to focus some of our attention on the ones who actually did make it into the Hall. The vote is still meant to celebrate the greats, not destroy the process.

01/09/2014

Mike Mussina (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Mussina, Thomas Await Word From Baseball Hall Of Fame

Mussina was one of baseball’s most consistent pitchers during his 18-year career with the Orioles and Yankees, recording at least 18 victories in six seasons and winning at least 11 games in each of his last 17 years in the majors.

01/04/2014

Mike Mussina (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Is Moose A Hall Of Famer? Former Yankee On Ballot For 1st Time

“Moose” pitched for the Orioles from 1991-2000 and then for the Bronx Bombers from 2001-2008. In 536 career starts, the Stanford alum went 270-153 with a 3.68 ERA and 2,813 strikeouts.

11/27/2013

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA Member

Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.

11/27/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Ezra Shaw /Getty Images), Craig Biggio  (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Hall Of Fame Voters Got It Wrong With Piazza, Biggio

There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.

01/10/2013

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So Far, Cashman Is Pleased With Yankees’ Offseason

Brian Cashman is pleased by the way the Yankees’ offseason is progressing.

11/30/2012

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Yankees Happy, Excited For Posada’s First Pitch At Home Opener

Newly retired catcher Jorge Posada will soon take an unfamiliar position on the field at Yankee Stadium.

04/12/2012

Hiroki Kuroda of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Comments From Kuroda

Hiroki Kuroda made his first start of the spring Wednesday, giving up 3 hits and 3 runs in his 2 innings of work. With help from translator Kenji Nimura, here are some of Kuroda’s comments after his spring training start against the Rays…

03/07/2012

Phil Hughes (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Sweeny: Will Yankees Get The ‘Real’ Phil Hughes In 2012?

There’s still a month to go before the games count for real, so take all of Phil Hughes’ numbers in stride. I’m still counting on the fact that the good Hughes we saw in 2010 is the real Hughes, and that’s the guy who will be starting for the Yankees in 2012.

03/06/2012

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Sweeny: Sabathia Weighs In

Brian Cashman said that he has no issues with CC Sabathia’s weight and spoke about Michael Pineda and the Yankees’ DH plans.

WFAN–02/19/2012

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Sweeny Says: Yankees Must Keep CC Sabathia

Assuming he exercises his opt-out clause, can the Yankees afford to re-sign CC Sabathia? The better question is: can they afford not to?

WFAN–10/13/2011

Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: Yankees’ Teixeira Is On The Mark

After three games Mark Teixeira is still on pace for 162 home runs. I’m betting against it, but a good start takes some weight off his notoriously slow-starting shoulders for a little while.

WFAN–04/04/2011

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Mike Mussina Kicks Off Yankees’ 2011 Season

After two full seasons of retirement, five-time All-Star Mike Mussina was back on the Yankee Stadium mound Thursday.

WFAN–03/31/2011