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Yankees podcast by Bronx Pinstripes, a YES Network partner.

Yankees podcast by Bronx Pinstripes, a YES Network partner.


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Yankees podcast by Bronx Pinstripes, a YES Network partner.






405: Yankees arrive in Tampa & MLB can’t get out of its own way

Spring Training is officially underway and everyone is talking about… the Astros, still. Andrew and Scott discuss Boone’s opening press conference, Paxton’s return timeline, player comments about the Astos scandal, PECOTA 2020 MLB standings projections, the new postseason proposal that would radically change the game, and other negative headlines around the league. Seriously, isn’t the start of spring training supposed to be positive? Out of Left Field: Scott doesn’t like voice commands....


404: James Paxton has surgery, the Red Sox are a disaster, & AJ Hinch is a liar

The Yankees were one week away from having the perfect off-season, but it was announced that James Paxton underwent back surgery. Andrew and Scott discuss this surprising news and the ramifications heading into spring training. A new segment called ‘Make the Case’ brought to you by BetOnline.AG: Is the Betts/Price trade good or bad for the Yankees? We also discuss the fallout from the Mookie Betts trade and AJ Hinch’s MLB Network interview. Mailbag questions include: Arenado’s home/road...


403: Arenado linked to Yankees, Andujar’s future, Grandy Man retires, & MLB news recap

Andrew is back from vacation, he and Scott recap his trip to New Zealand and all the chaotic news over the past couple of weeks including Astros punishments and Jeter 1 vote short of unanimous. Then the guys discuss Nolan Arenado rumors, Miguel Andujar playing new positions, MLB umpires mic’d up, Red Sox close to trading Mookie Betts, Curtis Granderson retiring, and Dusty Baker as the new Astros manager. Today’s show is sponsored by: —Bet Online: Go to and use promo code...


402: The Captain to Cooperstown + Yankees Top 10 Prospects w/ Ben Badler, Baseball America

Ben Badler of Baseball America joins Scott to talk about the newly released Yankees top ten prospect list. Nick Kirby of BP also joins the front of the show to rundown the week’s news and Jeter getting voted into the HOF. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs —Aug 22: vs Blue Jays Get in touch: @YankeesPodcast @Andrew_Rotondi @ScottReinen @sherman_ryan Submit to...


Derek Jeter's 5 Greatest Moments

In honor of Derek Jeter being voted into the MLB Hall of Fame (announced on January 21), Andrew and Scott discuss the greatest moments of his career — including closing-out the old stadium, being named World Series MVP, his 3000th hit, The Flip, and much more. Let us know on social media (@BronxPinstripes & @YankeesPodcast) what your Jeter list is. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs Get in...


401: MLB Disciplines the Astros, Cora Fired, Beltran Fired, and Yankees Trade Tarpley

With Andrew out of the country, Scott has JJ from George's Box come on to discuss everything surrounding the Astros' sign stealing scandal that has swept the sports world. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs Get in touch: @YankeesPodcast @Andrew_Rotondi @ScottReinen @sherman_ryan Submit to the mailbag: Call the voicemail line: 646-480-0342 If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a...


400: Arbitration News, Cheating Scandal Updates & One Position the Yankees Can Still Upgrade

Yankees arbitration updates. Sign stealing scandal news: Red Sox implicated, Astros punishment timeline, and Yankees links. Mailbag questions about the manager of the year award, trading Andujar, Judge/Gleyber, and if the Yankees can add one more piece, what would it be? Out of Left Field: wishing someone a Happy New year. Today’s show is sponsored by UntuckIT 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs Get in...


399: MLB Suspends Domingo German + 20 Questions Facing The 2020 Yankees

Topics: Domingo German’s suspension details and how it affects the roster. The Yankees have overhauled their strength-and-conditioning department, hiring Eric Cressey to oversee everything. Yoenis Cespedes fought a wild boar. 20 important questions facing the 2020 Yankees. Out of left field: Andrew’s adventures with wedding registry. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs Get in...


398: Michael King Interview

Yankees pitcher Michael King joined the show to discuss all things pitching, his MLB debut, spring training, throwing to Kyle Higashioka, his work with Cressey Sports Performance, and much more. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs —Jul 25 vs Red Sox (details TBD) —Aug: 22 vs Blue Jays (details TBD) Get in touch: @YankeesPodcast @Andrew_Rotondi @ScottReinen @sherman_ryan Submit to the mailbag:...


397: Betances Signs With Mets, American League Outlook, & Building the Statistical Lineup

Dellin Betances signed with the Mets. How will the Yankees round-out the bullpen? American League outlook with Kluber in Texas and Ryu in Toronto. MLB juiced ball controversy ongoing. Mailbag questions about Gerrit Cole, DJ LeMahieu contract, and building the perfect statistical lineup. Out of Left Field: Scott airs his holiday decorations grievance and Andrew airs his Star Wars grievance. Today’s show is sponsored by: —UNTUCKit: enter promo code BLUE for 20% off at 2020...


396: Gerrit Cole Press Conference Takeaways, Yankees Infield Flexibility & Is Aaron Judge Clutch?

Gerrit Cole had his press conference and it went perfectly. Can Tyler Wade be the backup shortstop? Rumors about the Yankees interest in Joe Panik and Brandon Belt. Chance Adams was DFA’d. Mailbag question about Aaron Judge not being “clutch.” Out of Left Field: Snapback vs Fitted hats. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs —Jul 25 vs Red Sox (details TBD) —Aug: 22 vs Blue Jays (details TBD) Get in...


395: Gardner signing, Hader Rumors, & What’s left for the Yankees to do?

Brett Gardner is back with the Yankees. Now that Cole and Gardner are signed, what’s left for the Yankees to do? The Yanks are rumored to be interested in Josh Hader. Where will Dellin Betances go? Can Kyle Higashioka handle the backup catcher duties? Mailbags about the Yankees luxury tax, future contracts, Gerrit Cole, first base, and more. Out of Left Field: JJ’s crazy dog adoption story. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26:...


394: Quick Hitter: Yankees Ink Cole, Didi Signs In Philly & Voicemail Reactions

We give our reactions to the Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to a record-smashing $324M contract and Didi Gregorius signing in Philly. Listener voicemail reactions to the Cole and Didi news. 2020 Events: —Mar 14: Spring Training —May 9: vs Red Sox —Jun13: Trenton Thunder event —Jun 26: vs Cubs —Jul 25 vs Red Sox (details TBD) —Aug: 22 vs Blue Jays (details TBD) Get in touch: @YankeesPodcast @Andrew_Rotondi @ScottReinen @sherman_ryan Submit to the mailbag:...


393: Gerrit Cole Waiting Game & Yankees Winter Meetings Rumors

The Yankees met with Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg this week, there is a lot of smoke around Cole signing with the Yankees, what the Yankees plan B is if they don’t get Cole, Winter Meetings rumors, Wheeler’s contract with Philly, Matt Blake Q&A article in The Athletic, a trade hypothetical with Pittsburgh, and Out of Left Field: Scott vs Squirrels Part II. Today’s show is sponsored by: —Roman: Go to to get a free online visit and free 2-day shipping. 2020...


392: Yankees vs Ellsbury, Looking Back on the 2010s Decade, & Blake Treinen Rumors

Topics: the slow MLB hot stove, Yankees vs Ellsbury, how the dispute might affect negotiations with Scott Boras/Gerrit Cole, Blake Treinen rumors, a look back on the last 10 years of Yankees baseball, Astros cheating update, mailbags about success/failure this winter and Treinen, and a new segment called Out of Left Field. Today’s show is sponsored by: —Indochino: Go to and enter promo code BLUEWIRE for $30 off your purchase of $399 or more. —ShipStation: Go to...


391: Ellsbury Released, Bird DFA’d, & Trolls Think Jeter Was Overrated

The Yankees released Jacoby Ellsbury and are now trying to avoid paying him for the final year, impact the Ellsbury grievance has on the Yankees luxury tax and free agency plans, Greg Bird DFA’d, the moment Bird lost Yankees fans, Larry Rothschild’s failure with “new school” pitching coach technology, update on the cheating Astros, and a mailbag question about Derek Jeter and his HOF candidacy. Today’s show is sponsored by: —Sleep Number: Go to to find the store...


390: Quick Hitter: Miguel Andujar Trade Talk

Bronx Pinstripes writer Max Wildstein (@MaxWildstein) joins the show to talk about Miguel Andujar trade scenarios, his potential value this offseason, and what the Yankees should do with him in 2020. Read Max’s articles on Andujar here: —Is a Miguel Andujar, Kyle Schwarber trade a possibility? —Why Miguel Andujar got lucky in 2018 and his value for 2020...


389: Yankees/Didi Relationship, Lindor Rumors, MLB Awards Nonsense & Astros Cheating Mailbags

Carlos Mendoza as Yankees new bench coach, Phil Nevin vs the Astros, Yanks/Didi relationship coming to an end, Lindor rumors, MLB awards, Free Agency, and mailbags about the Astros cheating, ways to prevent it, penalties, and more! Thank you to today’s sponsors: —UNTUCKit: Visit and use code BLUE for 20% off at checkout. —Sleep Number: Save 50% on the Sleep Number 360 Limited Edition Smart Bed, go to to find a store location near you. 2020 Events: —Mar...


388: Quick Hitter: Astros Sign Stealing Scandal & Voicemail Reactions

On Tuesday, The Athletic outed the Houston Astros for using technology to steal signs during the 2017 season. We discuss our thoughts plus play listener voicemails reacting to the news. We partnered with Cameron Maybin and his foundation to raise money for Maybin’s Mission to support @wearedream in Harlem. You can purchase the HugSZN shirts here: Get in touch: @YankeesPodcast @Andrew_Rotondi @ScottReinen Submit to the mailbag:...


387: Yankees Hire New Pitching Coach & Our GM Plans for 2020

First we discuss news from around MLB and the Yankees, including the hire of Matt Blake as Pitching Coach, Didi not getting the qualifying offer, free agency, and MLB Awards. Then we outline our plans for the 2020 Yankees if we were General Manager. Andrew and Frank Marco first discuss their GM plans then Scott and Nick Kirby discuss theirs. Finally, Andrew and Scott break-down the differences in each plan. Thank you to our sponsors! —Incochino: Go to and enter promo code...