Sweeny Murti

Chase Headley (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Chase Headley: I Turned Down Bigger Offer To Sign With The Yankees

Chase Headley is staying with the Yankees, a sign that New York is not counting on Alex Rodriguez to play third base regularly.

12/15/2014

Joe Girardi calls to the bullpen (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Girardi On WFAN: Yankees In No Rush To Name Closer By Opening Day

Joe Girardi reiterated to Sweeny Murti that he’s “not too worried” about who will take over for David Robertson, if and when the team makes a final decision.

12/10/2014

Didi Gregorius #1 of the Arizona Diamondbacks makes a diving stop during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field on September 15, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Yankees Acquire Didi Gregorius, Trade Shane Greene In 3-Team Deal

It’s a three-team deal with the Tigers and D-backs. Detroit is getting starting pitcher Shane Greene from the Yankees and Arizona is getting starting pitcher Robbie Ray and a minor leaguer from Detroit.

12/05/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Yankees Notes: D-Rob, ‘Replacing Jeter,’ Finding A Lefty Pitcher

I spoke to an MLB executive this week who believes David Robertson will get a three-year deal for $39 million or a four-year deal for $52 million. Some pretty good neighborhoods to occupy.

11/21/2014

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

Chris Young celebrates after hitting a walk-off three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Reach 1-Year Deal With Chris Young

The New York Yankees are bringing back outfielder Chris Young on a 1-year contract, according to WFAN’s Sweeny Murti.

11/08/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Notes: How A-Rod Hijacked Another Week Of Yankees News

There is no longer a debate here. We know who Alex Rodriguez was and who he is, and let’s just leave it at that.

11/06/2014

The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Post-World Series Thoughts: Those Royals, A-Rod, A Hitting Coach And More

Congrats to the Royals for a spectacular run. It was fun to see their brand of baseball, even though it came up just a bit short.

10/30/2014

Then-Yankee Brian Roberts (right) is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Long Explains Why Yankees Weren’t The Bronx Bombers In 2014

Could hitting coach Kevin Long take the fall for the Yankees’ worst offensive season in more than 20 years? I sat down with Long last weekend in Boston and got some answers about what went wrong with the 2014 Yankees and specifically his role.

09/30/2014

Derek Jeter hits a game-winning single in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jeter Scripts An Ending That Even The Haters Have To Love

I know some of you thought this week was overkill, from the anonymous trolls on Twitter to Keith Olbermann. But didn’t last night just prove what we’ve been talking about?

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter speaks after passing Lou Gehrig's all-time club record of 2,721 hits on September 11, 2009 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Favorite Derek Jeter Memories From My Years On The Beat

The highlight reel of Derek Jeter’s career is pretty obvious. And it will take you about 30 seconds to find it on your phone. My memories are the ones that aren’t on YouTube.

09/25/2014

Derek Jeter with David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia during the 2008 All-Star Game at the old Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Derek Jeter Stories, As Told From The Opposite Dugout

When Jeter announced he would retire at the end of the season, I began asking those around the game for their favorite stories. Here is what they told me.

09/24/2014

Derek Jeter stretches with his teammates during batting practice against the Texas Rangers prior to Game 1 of the 2010 ALCS. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Current, Former Yankees Tell Their Favorite Derek Jeter Stories

I asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me…

09/23/2014

Derek Jeter in 1997 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Baseball Lifers Recall First Impressions Of Derek Jeter

It’s not hard to call up images of a 20-something Jeter and look back on his career. But for those who have spent time with him up close, they have a database that can’t be Googled.

09/22/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by  Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Like It Or Not, Yankees Need A-Rod’s Bat — At DH

The Bombers’ best lineup next year will have Alex Rodriguez as their full-time DH. Wow, I can’t believe I just said that either.

09/18/2014

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