Sweeny: Yankees' 2017 Solution For First Base May Be A Familiar FaceGreg Bird’s injury affects the 2017 Yankees a lot more than it affects them in 2016.
Sweeny: Memo To Evan: You're Mistaken On Bird And Yankees, BroEvan Roberts is wrong and here’s why. And let me start by saying that lead is better than what Evan suggested to me in a text, which was “Evan Roberts is an idiot and here’s why.”
Sweeny: Yankee Killer Griffey, Potent Piazza Were As Good As It GetsIt should be a great day again this summer in Cooperstown for these two stars of the 1990s.
Sweeny: Yankees Have Monsters In 'Pen, But Still Need Top-End StarterThe trade for Aroldis Chapman makes the Yankees almost invincible from the seventh inning on. It’s the first six innings that are still the problem.
Sweeny: Yankees Are Not Even Close To Done DealingThe Winter Meetings have come and gone, and the Yankees got some things accomplished. But there's still more to do, a lot more.
Sweeny's Yankees Notes: Harper To The Bronx After 2018 A Mortal LockWhen Bryce Harper wins the NL MVP award on Thursday night he will officially have the hardware that puts him right alongside Mike Trout as the best player in the game.
Sweeny's Yankees Notes: Bombers Are Aware Of Their Many ShortcomingsHere we go again. It's time for the hot stove season to kick in as the GM Meetings wrap up and teams get ready for next month’s Winter Meetings.
Sweeny: A Mets Town? Yankees Of 1987 Tried Real Hard To Make It SoWhen the Mets won the World Series in 1986, everyone expected George Steinbrenner to go crazy. He did, but not in a way you'd expect. What the Yankees did that offseason was stunning.
Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia Checks Into Alcohol Rehabilitation CenterYankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.
Sweeny: It Was An Honor Every Day To Know The Great Yogi BerraHe was a true hero as a World War II vet, one of the greatest baseball players of all time and one of the most instantly recognizable people this country has ever seen.
Sweeny: Who Are We To Criticize Monument Park?Have the Yankees retired too many numbers? Probably. But you can't go tearing them off the wall now.
Sweeny: Buckle Up For A Wild Yankees-Blue Jays Pennant RaceDon't worry if things shift one way or the other in a two- or three-day span. Because all it takes is a few hours -- or a New York minute -- to turn the whole thing upside down again.