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Tony Clark (L) and Carlos Villanueva listen as Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks at a news conference at MLB headquarters on November 22, 2011.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Sweeny Murti Lets Out A Laugh

Major League Baseball Players Association chief Tony Clark paid the Yankees a visit Monday to fill them in on new rules with regards to collisions at home plate…

WFAN–02/25/2014

Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada in 2011 (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jorge Posada Reflects On Retirement, Jeter And More

Posada is back for his second year as a guest instructor at Yankees camp. WFAN’s Sweeny Murti sat down with him for a few minutes this weekend to talk about his role and his good friend, The Captain.

02/24/2014

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Yankees Baseball Debuts On WFAN With 10-Game Spring Schedule Beginning Feb. 27

WFAN’s broadcast team is led by John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman, who are entering their 10th season together behind the microphone.

02/14/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up during World Series workouts on November 3, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 162 Games (And Maybe More) To Celebrate All-Time Great Derek Jeter

Many fans will feel sad because watching Derek Jeter has been a part of their childhood and adulthood. But we should realize it’s an opportunity to celebrate having seen one of the greatest players in baseball history.

02/13/2014

Catcher Kenji Johjima and pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, right, smile after the top of seventh inning of the World Baseball Classic Tokyo Round match between Japan and China at Tokyo Dome on March 5, 2009. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Signs 7-Year, $155M Deal With Yankees

The Bronx is rejoicing! Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka has signed a seven-year deal with the Yankees, the team announced Wednesday.

01/22/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images), Derek Jeter (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Manning, Jeter And ‘The Unquenchable Thirst For Challenge’

There are similarities between Peyton Manning and Derek Jeter: the drive to win, the injuries that put upcoming performance into question, and the simple desire to perform at the highest level.

01/21/2014

Mark Reynolds (Photo by Eric Christian Smith/Getty Images)

Mark Reynolds Turns Down Yanks’ Offer, Inks Minor-League Deal With Brewers

Reynolds is a .233 hitter with 202 homers, 568 RBIs, 459 walks and 1,276 strikeouts. He hit .220 last season with 21 homers and 67 RBIs for Cleveland and the Yankees.

01/17/2014

2014 Hall of Fame voting: Greg Maddux leads class  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images), Jack Morris falls short in final time on ballot  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images), and Armando Benitez actually gets a vote (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Good, Bad And Ugly In This Year’s Hall Of Fame Voting

Let’s remember to focus some of our attention on the ones who actually did make it into the Hall. The vote is still meant to celebrate the greats, not destroy the process.

01/09/2014

Rakuten Golden Eagles pitcher Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Rakuten Teammate Raves About ‘Bulldog’ Tanaka

To learn more about the next potential star import from Japan, I recently got some thoughts from ex-Yankee Darrell Rasner, who has watched Masahiro Tanaka up close for the past five years.

01/07/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Yankees Are Prepared To Go The Extra Mile To Land Tanaka

Yankees beat reporter Sweeny Murti was a guest on WFAN with Jody McDonald on Thursday and said the Bombers have been waiting for this opportunity for some time and plan on sealing the deal.

12/26/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Brian McCann (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Sweeny: New Faces Ellsbury And McCann Are The Yankees’ New Core

The Yankees officially have a new face. I know Derek Jeter is still here — and this is certainly not any disrespect to The Yankee Captain. But the reality is that there are only two players signed for more than four years and they are Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann.

12/13/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Girardi Presents Yankees Offseason State Of The Union

The manager of the Yankees is generally used to acquiring great players, not losing them. Joe Girardi sat down to meet the media Tuesday and had the chance to publicly address for the first time the loss of Robinson Cano to Seattle.

12/10/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny At Winter Meetings: Brian Cashman Outlines His Plan

The Yanks are still looking for a second baseman/third baseman type and are trying to bring the lineup “back to the top two or three offenses in the game. We need more work there.”

12/10/2013

Robinson Cano #24 congratulates Derek Jeter #2. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Not Surprised That Cano Bolted The Bronx For Seattle

“We got pretty close throughout the years, but I understand it’s a business. It’s a business on both sides. I would have liked to have played with him longer but you understand it’s a business, guys move on.”

12/10/2013

Brett Gardner (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Sweeny At Winter Meetings: Should Yankees Trade Gardner?

Several people from other teams I’ve spoken to think the Yankees need Brett Gardner as insurance for an older and injury-prone outfield.

12/10/2013

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