While chatting with Leiter, Craig cued Yankee Stadium organ player Paul Cartier, who was on hand banging the keys throughout the morning…
You can’t deny it. If you are a fan of baseball, it doesn’t get much better than Opening Day.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority said a four-car “Nostalgia Special” is scheduled to leave Grand Central Terminal at 11:30 a.m. and run non-stop to the stadium in the Bronx.
Hall of Famer Joe Torre, who managed the Yankees from 1996-2007 and led them to four World Series titles, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on opening day at Yankee Stadium.
Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and played five flawless innings of defense in his first game since being sidelined two weeks ago by an oblique strain.
Though it appears the Japanese ace will get the call, manager Joe Girardi still isn’t ready to make it official.
If the Mets expect to be relevant this year, Matt Harvey will pitch plenty of pressure games. Opening Day is not one of them. It’s just one of 162.
Fans of the Mets, having endured years of futility, are heading into the 2015 season with more hope than they’ve had in a long, long time. And who better to ring in the campaign than … Bartolo Colon?
The Dynamic Radio Duo looked back at some of the Opening Day starters throughout the years and they noticed a common theme…
It looks like the Amazin’s are putting age before Harvey.
Opening Day, Bronx, New York, USA. And yes, we still get chills, no matter our age or wage.
In North America opening day was a night game. On the morning of the Mets opener at CitiField it was snowing. It was also still March.
Sabathia led the majors last season with 122 runs allowed. Things went bad for him from the start on Tuesday night in a matchup of the league’s youngest vs. oldest rosters.
“I’m trying to treat it like any other opening day,” said Jeter, who will retire at season’s end. “I don’t foresee this being any different.” To the rest of the sports world it certainly will be.
Ronnie from Danbury, Conn., says it took him three hours to drive to Queens for the Mets’ season opener on Monday. But that was only the beginning.