Yankees http://wamc.org en After Chartering 787, Tanaka Introduced By Yanks http://wamc.org/post/after-chartering-787-tanaka-introduced-yanks <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 11px;">Masahiro <font color="red">Tanaka</font> has been introduced by the Yankees after chartering a Boeing 787 Dreamliner for his trip from Tokyo to New York.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The 25-year-old right-hander agreed Jan. 22 to a $155 million, seven-year contract and stopped in New York for Tuesday's news conference at Yankee Stadium en route to the team's spring training complex in Tampa, Fla., where workouts start this weekend.</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:12:15 +0000 Jaired Crofut 83706 at http://wamc.org After Chartering 787, Tanaka Introduced By Yanks "Bronx Bombers" Begins Previews Next Week http://wamc.org/post/bronx-bombers-begins-previews-next-week <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.bronxbombersplay.com/"><em>Bronx Bombers</em></a> is a new play from the team behind Broadway's <em>Lombardi</em> that follows beloved icon Yogi Berra and his wife Carmen through a century of the team's trials and triumphs, bringing generations of Yankee greats together on one stage.</p><p>The show - written and directed by Eric Simonson - begins previews at Circle In The Square Theatre in New York City next week with Peter Scolari in the role of Yogi Berra and his real-life wife, Tracy Shayne, as Yogi’s wife, Carmen, with other accomplished actors portraying Reggie Jackson, Lou Gehrig, Derek Jeter, and other iconic Pinstripers.</p><p><em>Bronx Bombers</em> is an original project conceived and commissioned by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo. Together they bring new, original plays to the stage combining the drama of sports and entertainment through <a href="http://www.kirmserponturo.com/‎">Kirmser Ponturo Group</a>. <em>Lombardi</em> and <em>Magic/Bird</em> were the first two productions in the series - <em>Bronx Bombers</em> is the third.</p><p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Sarah LaDuke 81043 at http://wamc.org "Bronx Bombers" Begins Previews Next Week 11/21/13 Panel http://wamc.org/post/112113-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Executive Editor of the Poughkeepsie Journal, Stu Shinske, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Afghan Pact<br />Nuclear Option?<br />Kennedy Conspiracy Poll<br />Congressman Cocaine<br />A-Rod</p><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 78272 at http://wamc.org Yanks Three Games Out; Nadal Takes U.S. Open http://wamc.org/post/yanks-three-games-out-nadal-takes-us-open <p></p><p></p><p>In baseball, Baltimore doubled up the Yankees 4-2. The Yankees are three games behind the Rays in the wild-card race. Cleveland defeated Kansas City 4-3. The Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians are within 1 ½ games of Tampa Bay for the final AL wild-card berth. Minnesota passed the Angels 6-3. The White Sox beat Detroit 5-1 and Houston took Seattle 6-4.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:30:23 +0000 Jaired Crofut 73244 at http://wamc.org Yanks Three Games Out; Nadal Takes U.S. Open WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-62 <p>In baseball, Baltimore beat the Red Sox 8-5 last night. Manny Machado's three-run homer capped a five-run ninth inning for Baltimore. Boston couldn’t hold the lead on a night when their nearly 10-year and 820 game home sellout streak ended.</p><p>Elsewhere in the American League, the Yankees-Indians game in Cleveland was rained out. Toronto beat Detroit 8-6. Tampa Bay shut out Texas 2-0. Kansas City beat Minnesota 3-0. Oakland cruised ahead of the Angels 11-5 and Houston bested Seattle 8-3.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:12:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61977 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update Kernan: Yankees might not be Girardi's dream job http://wamc.org/post/kernan-yankees-might-not-be-girardis-dream-job <p>WAMC&#39;s Ian Pickus speaks with <em>New York Post</em> columnist Kevin Kernan, author of <em>Girardi: Passion in Pinstripes</em>.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:00:06 +0000 Ian Pickus 43291 at http://wamc.org Kernan: Yankees might not be Girardi's dream job Vox Pop : Open Forum - Baseball : 6/19/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-baseball-61912 <p>We&#39;re talking baseball on this edition of Vox Pop. WAMC&#39;s Ray Graf joins WAMC&#39;s Alan Chartock to talk standings, stats, steroids and R.A. Dickey.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 19:00:00 +0000 41360 at http://wamc.org New York Yankees Say They're Not For Sale http://wamc.org/post/new-york-yankees-say-theyre-not-sale <p>The New York Yankees say they aren&#39;t for sale. WAMC&#39;s Dave Lucas reports&hellip;&nbsp;</p><p>The Daily News reported Thursday that there were rumors in Major League Baseball and New York banking circles that the Steinbrenner family &quot;is exploring the possibility of selling the Yankees.&quot;</p><p>Not so, says Yankees managing partner Hal Steinbrenner. He says the idea of a Yankees sale is &quot;pure fiction&quot; and &quot;I expect that the Yankees will be in my family for many years to come.&quot;</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 12:18:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 39752 at http://wamc.org New York Yankees Say They're Not For Sale