Sweeny: The Case For Chris Woodward As Yankees' Next ManagerWe see it all the time in football -- a successful team has its coaching staff raided by other teams looking to copy the magic formula to winning.
Sweeny: The Case For Aaron Boone As Yankees' Next ManagerThere are people we call baseball lifers. And then there is Aaron Boone, part of one of the most accomplished families in the sport.
Sweeny: The Case For Meulens As Yankees' Next ManagerIt takes a Yankee fan of a different generation to remember the name Hensley Meulens, or his nickname "Bam-Bam."
Sweeny: The Case For Eric Wedge As Yankees' Next ManagerEric Wedge will turn 50 in January and his 10 years as a big league manager have produced two winning seasons.
Sweeny: The Case For Thomson As Yankees' Next ManagerIf the Yankees choose to go in-house for their next manager, the candidate with the most experience inside the organization is Rob Thomson, who interviewed for the job this week.
Sweeny: Hairston Jr. May Just Be What Yankees Are Looking For In Next ManagerEven with no managerial or coaching experience whatsoever Jerry Hairston, Jr. has emerged as a real candidate to be the next manager of the Yankees.
Sweeny: Yankees Don't Need A Yankee To Be Their Next ManagerIt's now 2017 and you just have to look at the way other teams hire managers to know the landscape is different. Connection to the team isn't as important.
Sweeny: A Look At Some Potential Candidates To Become Next Yankees ManagerWell, there are many what-ifs on the board. Let’s tackle a few of them, although this is far from a complete list and more like a starter set.
Sweeny: Girardi Was Good, But He Was No TorreJoe Girardi's biggest failure has always been that he wasn’t Joe Torre. He didn’t manage like him, he didn’t communicate like him, and he didn’t win like him. And it’s quite unfair to Girardi to be held to that standard, but unfortunately for him, he was the manager who replaced Torre.
Herb Raybourn, Ex-Yankees Scout Who Discovered Mariano Rivera, DiesHerb Raybourn, the Yankees scout who signed Mariano Rivera for a $2,500 bonus in 1990, died Saturday at his home in Bradenton, Florida, according to his family. Raybourn was 82.
Sweeny: Yankees Will Enter Spring With Sky-High Expectations, ExcitementWhen was the last time you looked forward to a Yankees spring training more than you will 2018?
Sweeny: 1 More Win And These Yankees Earn Their PinstripesTime to stop calling them Baby Bombers and call them by their given name -- Yankees. This is not a team on the rise anymore. This team has arrived.
Sweeny: Sabathia Has Saved Yankees Before, And Is Right Guy To Try AgainIt would be nice if we all got a moment on Monday to appreciate who CC Sabathia has been as a member of the Yankees.
Sweeny: Tanaka Has Uncanny Ability To Rise To The OccasionWe are starting to see the best of Masahiro Tanaka, and the Yankees need that to continue on Friday night in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Sweeny: Win Or Lose, These Yankees Are Now Battle Tested, Ready For FutureWin or lose, the Yankees will learn from getting up off the deck down 0-2 and winning two straight to force Game 5 against a team that went 35-4 through last Friday.