Sweeny Murti

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Sweeny: ‘Let Go Of Me!’ My Brush With The Great David Letterman

I never saw Letterman in person again. Scott Ferrall, on the other hand, became a frequent guest on the “Late Show.” Here’s how it all happened.

05/20/2015

Alex Rodriguez

Sweeny: No DH, No A-Rod — Big Problem For Yankees?

Do the Yankees need A-Rod in the lineup as they begin a two-game series with the Nationals on Tuesday? You tell me. They’ve lost five out of six.

05/19/2015

Yogi Berra at Yankee Stadium in 2009 (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Happy 90th Birthday, Yogi Berra!

On the occasion of Yogi Berra’s 90th birthday, I offer you my favorite Yogi story.

05/12/2015

Ron Guidry

Sweeny: Pineda’s Masterpiece Brings Memories Of Guidry’s 18-K Performance In 1978

Guidry 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.

05/11/2015

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Playoff Run More Realistic By The Day For 1st-Place Yankees

There is a fear around this team that they are just an injury or two away from total disaster. But they’re into the second month of the season still alone at the top of the standings.

05/07/2015

CC Sabathia

Sweeny: CC Sabathia Needs To Turn Season Around Friday Night In Boston

If there’s a chance Sabathia can turn it around, it has to start on Friday night against a dangerous Red Sox lineup in their ballpark.

05/01/2015

A-Rod (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images), Willie Mays (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Say Hey, How Should We Feel About A-Rod’s Pursuit Of Mays?

It’s a big deal because it’s Willie Mays. And because it’s Alex Rodriguez. And because it’s never been done before. Not like this, anyway.

04/28/2015

Bernie Williams is introduced during the New York Yankees' 65th Old Timers' Day on June 26, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Welcome To Retirement, Bernie Williams

The joke around the Yankees was always that Bernie moved at his own pace. The last nine years go a long way in proving that.

04/23/2015

A-Rod (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Didi Gregorius  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Dellin Betances (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 15 Thoughts As Yankees Open 2015

The bullpen is the Yankees’ biggest strength. It’s also the team’s biggest question mark — at least it is for me.

04/06/2015

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pete Rose Should Be In The Hall, But Still Banned From Baseball

Rose the player belongs in the Hall. Rose the gambler belongs banned from baseball. They should not be tied hand in hand.

03/18/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees takes the field as he is introduced before the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 4, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Sweeny: A-Rod Coverage, Beltran’s Health And More Yankees Notes

OK, so you want to hear about players other than Alex Rodriguez? I get it. But don’t try to alter the facts of the case

03/05/2015

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Teixeira On Shift: Go The Other Way? No, I’ll Just Hit More Homers And Doubles

Don’t expect the Yankees’ slugger to start going the other way. The first baseman isn’t about to sacrifice his power.

02/26/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans after arriving at the New York Yankees' spring training complex on Feb. 23, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

He’s Back! A-Rod Reports To Yankees Camp 3 Days Ahead Of Schedule

Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension.

02/23/2015

Yankees reliever Dellin Betances speaks at the 35th annual Thurman Munson Awards dinner on February 3, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

Yankees’ Betances On A-Rod: ‘We Welcome Him With Open Arms’

Yankees reliever Dellin Betances doesn’t think A-Rod’s return will be a distraction as New York looks to end its belly-to-belly postseason drought.

02/04/2015

Craig Biggio (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images), Randy Johnson (Photo by Jeff Carlick/Getty Images), Pedro Martinez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), John Smoltz (Photo by Tony Ranze/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Reflecting On Cooperstown’s Newcomers, And More Hall Of Fame Notes

Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were simply two of the most fun pitchers to watch in my lifetime, and that is true whether they pitched for or against your team.

01/07/2015

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