Opening Day

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Boomer & Carton: Al Leiter Opens Up On Opening Day

While chatting with Leiter, Craig cued Yankee Stadium organ player Paul Cartier, who was on hand banging the keys throughout the morning…

WFAN–04/06/2015

Masahiro Tanaka  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), David Wright (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Opening Day Brings Overwhelming Feelings Of Joy

You can’t deny it. If you are a fan of baseball, it doesn’t get much better than Opening Day.

WFAN–04/06/2015

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MTA Puts Vintage Subway Cars Back On Tracks For Yankees’ 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.

04/05/2015

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a game against the Chicago White Sox as Hiroki Kuroda looks on at Yankee Stadium on August 23, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Manager Joe Torre To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankees’ Opening Day

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.

04/02/2015

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Ellsbury Says He’s ‘Ready’ For Opening Day

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.

04/01/2015

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tanaka, Not Sabathia, Lined Up To Start Yankees’ Opener

Though it appears the Japanese ace will get the call, manager Joe Girardi still isn’t ready to make it official.

03/25/2015

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Palladino: Colon Just As Good An Opening Day Choice As Harvey

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.

03/25/2015

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images), Matt Harvey (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

WFAN’s Carton: Mets ‘Have Taken Away The Joy Of Opening Day’

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?

03/24/2015

Dwight Gooden of the New York Mets delivers a pitch during a game at Shea Stadium circa 1984-1994 in Flushing, New York. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: A History Of Mets Opening Day Starters

The Dynamic Radio Duo looked back at some of the Opening Day starters throughout the years and they noticed a common theme…

WFAN–03/24/2015

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Colon, DeGrom Reportedly Get Nods For Mets’ Openers; Harvey No. 3

It looks like the Amazin’s are putting age before Harvey.

03/23/2015

Yankees Stadium (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Keidel: Opening Day In Bronx Remains The Unofficial Official Start To MLB Season

Opening Day, Bronx, New York, USA. And yes, we still get chills, no matter our age or wage.

04/07/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Play Ball!

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.

04/04/2014

CC Sabathia #52 of the the New York Yankees throws a pitch in the first inning to Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on April 1, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Sabathia Won’t Beat Himself Up Over Rough Opener

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.

04/02/2014

Derek Jeter (Scott Iskowitz/ Getty Images)

Yankees Opener: Beginning Of The End For Derek Jeter Starts In Houston

“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.

04/01/2014

An overhead view of Citi Field during Opening Day 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Mets Fans Angry Over Opening Day Parking ‘Fiasco’ At Citi Field

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.

04/01/2014

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