Yankees Pull Off Stunning 2-Out Rally In 9th, Beat Rays 4-1Slade Heathcott hit a three-run homer to cap a ninth-inning rally by the New York Yankees in a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Monday night.
Yankees Emerge From Long Slumber, Belt 5 Homers In Rout Of RoyalsBrett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees romped past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.
Yankees, Esmil Rogers Agree To 1-Year, $1.48 Million ContractThe pitcher is guaranteed $750,000 under the deal, which was reached Tuesday night ahead of the deadline for teams to offer 2015 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters.
Sweeny: Trade Betances? Chew On That As Yanks Ponder Ways To UpgradeThe Yankees have passed the Memorial Day marker in striking distance of the surprising frontrunner, Toronto. And now it's time to start thinking about the trading deadline.
Sweeny: My Sweet 16 Thoughts With Opening Day Around The CornerLet’s remember how long a baseball season is. When 2012 began, the Marlins and the Angels were supposed to be in the playoffs and the A’s and the Orioles weren’t. We still haven’t played Game 1 of 162. Let’s try to enjoy the ride.
Sweeny: Granderson Injury Hurts, But No Need For PanicCurtis Granderson will be back. It is up to the rest of the Yankees to hold the ship together until his bat returns to the lineup.
Sweeny: MLB Awards And Jeter's Suddenly Intriguing Contract; Talkin' ProspectsBy 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.