Sweeny: Pennant Race Doesn't Erase Fact Young Yankees Will StruggleThe ascent of major league prospects is a lot like the game Chutes and Ladders. You don’t make it to the top without sliding back down a few times.
Sweeny: Officials From Rival Teams Praising Yankees' Deadline TradesHere is the reality: The Yankees' “rebuild” is in the rearview mirror. They are contenders again. And this is the kind of deal that contenders make.
Sweeny: Breaking Down The Big Yankees-White Sox TradeThe Yankees may now have the best bullpen in baseball, on paper. They may also have someone who can actually produce runs at the corner infield spots.
Sweeny: Despite Needing Pitching, Yankees Likely To Stay PatientDo the Yankees have enough starting pitching? We ask that question every winter, every spring, and every summer. The answer is almost always no. But, of course, the goals are a little different now than before.
Sweeny: Judge's Series In Boston Was Awful, But Don't Overreact To ItIt's not because of the Home Run Derby. It's not.
30 With Murti Podcast: Donnie Baseball's Epic Home Run StreakBack in July of 1987, the Yankees' Don Mattingly tied a major league record by hitting a home run in eight consecutive games.
Sweeny: Yankees Counting On New Baby Bombers To Keep Them In RaceWade and Andujar both got their first major league hits Wednesday night in the Yankees' 12-3 win over the White Sox, and Fowler will join them in uniform Thursday.
Sweeny's Yankees Notes: Judge Continues Assault On Club RecordsAs we inch closer to the halfway mark of the season, we start to wonder where Aaron Judge’s final numbers will end up in this phenomenal rookie year.
30 With Murti Podcast: Clay Bellinger Talks Cody's Incredible SeasonClay Bellinger defined "utility man" for Joe Torre's Yankees teams.
Sweeny's Yankees Notes: Outfield Defense Among The Best In MLBWhen was the last time the Yankees had a better defensive outfield than the one they have now? Brett Gardner in left, Aaron Hicks in center, Aaron Judge in right. It's pretty impressive.
Sweeny: Yankees Out To Validate Opponents' Fears On Big HomestandThe Yankees are no fluke. And they are fun to watch. That's what the first third of the season has told us. The result? A 32-22 record and first place in the AL East.
30 With Murti Podcast: Tabitha Soren Talks 'Moneyball' A'sWhen Michael Lewis' "Moneyball" came out in 2003, it changed the way almost everyone looked at baseball. The players mentioned in the book changed the way Lewis' wife, Tabitha Soren, looked at baseball.