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.
Sweeny's Yankees Notes: Fight The Urge To Want Torres Promoted To MLBAs the Yankees wwork through some inconsistencies and hope to get some key players back from the disabled list, let's pop around the organization and see the latest trends.
'30 With Murti' Podcast: Gene MonahanGene Monahan was the head athletic trainer for the Yankees from 1973 to 2011, by far the longest tenure in franchise history.
Sweeny's Yankees Notes: It's Time To Call 3 Trades Clear WinsThey are in first place. They are the talk of Major League Baseball. Can they keep it up? We'll see.
Sweeny: It's Time For Major League Umpires To Mike UpThere has been talk again recently that umpires might start making announcements to the crowd — like NFL referees — to explain instant replay decisions.
30 With Murti Podcast: The 50th Anniversary Of Mantle's 500th HomerFifty years ago this Sunday, May 14, 1967, Mickey Mantle electrified the crowd at Yankee Stadium by hitting his 500th career home run.
30 With Murti Podcast: Hitter Extraordinaire Wade BoggsWade Boggs was one of the best hitters of all-time and a first-ballot Hall of Famer.
Sweeny: Judge's Road To Majors Not As Easy As One Would ThinkScouting Aaron Judge couldn’t have been all that hard, right? Watch him hit the ball a country mile and say, “Sign here, please.”
Best Of Mike & Mad Dog: The Guys Buy Pizzas For Reporters Camped Out At Yankee StadiumOn Oct. 13, 2005, with the Yankees fresh off an ALDS defeat at the hands of the Angels, reporters were gathered in the Yankee Stadium clubhouse waiting to interview players who stopped by to clear out the lockers.
Didi Gregorius Rejoining Yankees FridayHe was diagnosed with a strained right, throwing shoulder and was ordered not to participate in any baseball activities for at least two weeks.