A happy St. Patrick’s Day to all our Irish friends out there, particularly the Foley family.
Xavier Nady and Nick Swisher have become pretty good friends. Meanwhile, they’re fighting for playing time  at an important stage of their careers.
Robinson Cano and Damaso Marte came away with good news from their MRIs. This notebook  also has updates on Chien-Ming Wang, CC Sabathia, Phil Hughes, Kei Igawa, Mariano Rivera, Zach Kroenke and John Rodridguez,
Joba Chamberlain has agreed to answer questions from readers of the LoHud Yankees Blog and The Journal News.
Here is how it works: You have until Wednesday at 6 p.m. to submit one question via e-mail . I will pick the 10 best questions and ask them to Joba later this week.
The answers — and audio — will appear on the blog later this week, probably on Saturday morning.
Only questions submitted via e-mail will be accepted. One per person. The answers will appear exclusively on this blog.