Sweeny: A Mets Town? Yankees Of 1987 Tried Real Hard To Make It SoWhen the Mets won the World Series in 1986, everyone expected George Steinbrenner to go crazy. He did, but not in a way you'd expect. What the Yankees did that offseason was stunning.
Sweeny: Pineda's Masterpiece Brings Memories Of Guidry's 18-K Performance In 1978Guidry struck out the side in the fourth to bring his total to nine, and the crowd didn't let up until he finished with 18. The record then, and the record now.
Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 49-40Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.
Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox On Hall Of Fame Ballot Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.
Keidel: The Future Of Flushing Is Here As Wheeler Gets Set To Take Hill If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey's traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
Sweeny: Mo On His Former Mentor And What It's Like To Be His Pitching CoachRivera spoke to reporters about mentoring Ivan Nova through his struggles last year. When Rivera was asked who did things like that for him when he first came up, the answer was a bit surprising: Steve Howe.
Happy Birthday Yogi Berra!Yankees legendary catcher and colorful baseball icon Yogi Berra turns 87 today.
Hartnett: CC Sabathia Channels Greatness Of ‘Louisiana Lightning’ In Yankees’ 4-1 VictoryCC Sabathia did his best job matching a legendary performance of Yankee great Ron Guidry on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. If not for the elements, CC may have equaled or surpassed Guidry's team record of 18 strikeouts.
Keidel: Joe Torre Is The Real StoryPerhaps you felt the same way when you clicked on your television yesterday around noon to watch the Yankees’ yearly rendition of Old Timers’ Day: overwhelmed with waves of nostalgia.
Sweeny Says: The Good A.J. BurnettWhen CC Sabathia pitches badly in spring training the overwhelming reaction is to not read too much into it. He’s CC Sabathia and it’s March. But when A.J. Burnett has a good outing do the same rules apply?