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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

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

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