By The Numbers: The Myth Of The Contract Year Phenomenon Is the contract year phenomenon really was what it claims to be, and not a collection of outliers that linked together to make a good story?
Sweeny: A Look At The Yankees After 10 GamesApproximately one-sixteenth of the season is now complete. That’s like one game of the NFL season. Can you really make definitive judgments on a team that soon?
Twins' Pavano Settles Down After Rocky Start, Mows Down YankeesCarl Pavano quieted an unfriendly Yankee Stadium crowd with seven solid innings, Justin Morneau played in the field for the first time this season and hit a long homer, and the Minnesota Twins earned a rare victory in New York, 7-3 on Monday night.
Hartnett: CC Sabathia Proves Once Again He’s ‘The Anti A-Rod’By agreeing to an extension without opting out, CC Sabathia again demonstrated why he'll be remembered as a beloved Yankee and not a mercenary -- like Alex Rodriguez.
Yankees' Garcia To Make Debut; Twins Counter With PavanoThe Yankees will try to bounce back from Tuesday's disappointing loss with Freddy Garcia making his New York debut Wednesday night.
Yanks Shell Pavano, Lose To TwinsLosing to his former team wasn't on the list of reasons why Carl Pavano was unhappy with his outing Sunday. Pavano had his worst outing of spring training, giving up five runs to the New York Yankees, but the Minnesota Twins still won, 7-6.
Sweeny Says: What If The Yankees Had Signed Carl Pavano?Now that the Yankees have chosen Freddy Garcia as their 5th starter, here's a "What If?" for you. Carl Pavano.
Gaborik, Rangers Race Past WildMarian Gaborik marked his first game as an opposing player in Minnesota with an assist during a three-goal second period for the New York Rangers, and Martin Biron made 26 saves in a 5-2 win over the Wild on Saturday night.
Amazing Andy Does It Again; Yankees Up 2-0Andy Pettitte and Lance Berkman, friends from their time together in Houston, helped push the defending World Series champs within a game of eliminating the frustrated Minnesota Twins.
Pettitte Looks To Give Yankees 2-0 ALDS LeadAndy Pettitte is the winningest postseason pitcher in major league history, but for the first time there may be some apprehension as he heads to the mound for the New York Yankees in this year's playoffs.
Keefe To The City: Pitching, Pitching And More PitchingWhat better way to sort out the top three starters on each AL team than to rank them?