On this week's podcast, Mark Feinsand talks with Yankees starter Phil Hughes about his strange spring, his recent turnaround and looks back at the first six years of the righthander's roller-coaster career. Mark also chats with YES Network broadcaster David Cone about the Yankees' first three weeks, the current state of the team's starting rotation and his favorite memories of playing with Mariano Rivera.
On this week's edition of the Daily News Fifth Yankees Podcast, All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano talks with Mark Feinsand about carrying the offensive load while the Yankees deal with injuries, playing on Jackie Robinson Day and why he thinks Mariano Rivera is the perfect player to be the last to wear No. 42. Mark also speaks with Al Leiter of the YES Network and MLB Network about CC Sabathia's recent lack of velocity and what that means for the Yankees' ace. There's also the latest on Derek Jeter's injury and a look at the upcoming road trip to Toronto and Tampa Bay.
On this week's Daily News Fifth Yankees Podcast, beat writer Mark Feinsand is joined by Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner, who talks about the responsibility of leading off, what it's like to play with Ichiro and how the Yankees are approaching their first trip back to Detroit since being swept by the Tigers in last year's ALCS. Mark also speaks with Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe about the Red Sox and what the Yankees' hated rivals are expecting in 2013.
On this week's Daily News Fifth Yankees Podcast, beat writer Mark Feinsand talks with Indians first baseman Nick Swisher as he takes on the Yankees for the first time since signing with Cleveland this winter. Swisher reminisces about his four years in the Bronx, sending a special message to the fans to clear up any hard feelings. Mark also chats with ESPN analyst Aaron Boone, who hit one of the most famous home runs in Yankees history. Boone talks about the state of the AL East as well as what it was like to play with Mariano Rivera.