Sweeny: My Sweet 16 Thoughts With Opening Day Around The CornerLet’s remember how long a baseball season is. When 2012 began, the Marlins and the Angels were supposed to be in the playoffs and the A’s and the Orioles weren’t. We still haven’t played Game 1 of 162. Let’s try to enjoy the ride.
Yankees Make It Official, Wang Returns On Minor-League DealThe Yankees have signed Chien-Ming Wang to a minor-league deal, he will report to the Yankees' minor league complex immediately.
Report: Wang 'Likely' To Sign Minor League Deal With YankeesChien-Ming Wang earned a workout with the Yankees on Wednesday after his strong showing in the World Baseball Classic. A minor league deal with his former team could be next.
Sweeny: One Vote For A National League DHI always thought of myself as traditional, but you know what? I’ve come around on the DH. So much so, that it’s time to add it to the National League. That’s right, I said it. I want the NL to adopt the DH.
Who's The First To 9 Wins In MLB? Mets' Dickey, That's WhoOn a bright, sunny afternoon, R.A. Dickey had the Washington hitters swinging at shadows. The knuckleballer baffled the Nationals, limiting them to four singles over 7 1-3 scoreless innings and leading the New York Mets to a 3-1 win Thursday.
Ward: Lack Of Depth And Star Production In Yanks' Lineup Is Reason For Average StartWhy do the Yankees look so mediocre? Anyone who has watched the Yankees this year knows that they haven’t hit with men on base. As a team, the club is hitting just .223 with runners in scoring position.
Keefe To The City: What Is Phil Hughes?After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn't sure what Phil Hughes is.
Sweeny: Friday Notes From Yankees CampIs Phil Hughes’s second start of the spring important? It’s important enough for Joe Girardi to take a 2½-hour ride to see it.
'Star Wars' Night Doesn't Help, Mets Draw Flies And Fall To NatsCraig Stammen got his first win and hit in more than a year, scoring the go-ahead run on Ryan Zimmerman's seventh-inning single to lead the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 3-2 Tuesday night.
Ex-Yankees Starter Wang Rejoining NationalsThe Washington Nationals have re-signed former Yankees starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang, who is trying to come back from shoulder surgery and hasn't pitched since July 2009.
Keefe To The City: A.J. Burnett's “Great Stuff”One of my favorite commonly used phrases in the world of broadcasting occurs in baseball when a pitcher is described as having "great stuff," because very, very rarely is the person talking about a pitcher that actually has it.