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Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/1/2014 I am pleased with the moves Brian Cashman has been able to pull off over the past two weeks. I was vocal about my desire for the club to make moves that would improve the present without giving up too much of the future and it appears that they have. There was no blockbuster where they had to give ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-MLB Ump Al Clark Talks Jeter, Steinbrenner and More

By Ben Horney, Contributing Writer (NYSportscene.com) – Al Clark has nearly seen it all – which shouldn’t be too surprising, considering he was a Major League Baseball Umpire for nearly three decades. Beginning in 1976 (his salary that year was $15,500); Clark umped for 26 years before being unceremoniously fired in 2001 over a measly $240 plane ticket upgrade. Post-baseball, ... Read More »

New York Yankees Notes: Acquire Prado and Drew; DFA Roberts

Yankees get Prado from Arizona Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees acquired infielder Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. In exchange for the 30-year-old Prado, the Yankees sent the Diamondbacks minor league catcher Peter O’Brien and a player to be named later or cash considerations. Prado appeared in 106 games for Arizona this season, batting .270 ... Read More »

Famed Chef Marcus Samuelsson Visits Citi Field

Flushing, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Citi held its third Citi Kids event of the 2014 season at Citi Field on Wednesday with celebrity chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson. He spoke  to 150 students from United Neighborhood Houses  and Jackie Robinson foundation scholars about his personal life story, before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch, prior to the Mets taking on the Philadelphia Phillies. Samuelsson is the celebrated chef behind ... Read More »

Rangers top Yankees for rare series win

(Wednesday, July 30) Final Score: Texas 3, New York 2 Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Colby Lewis tossed seven solid innings as the Texas Rangers won their first series in a month by edging the New York Yankees, 3-2, on Wednesday. A 12-11 slugfest won by the Yankees on Tuesday gave way to a surprising pitchers’ duel in the finale of ... Read More »

Duda leads Mets past Phillies

(Wednesday, July 30) Final Score: New York 11, Philadelphia 2 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda continued his recent tear and Zack Wheeler pitched into the seventh inning, as the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 11-2, in the rubber match of a three-game set Wednesday afternoon at Citi Field. Daniel Murphy added a three-run homer, finishing 3-for-5 with ... Read More »

SNEAK PEEK: Feature Story on MLB Umpire Al Clark to debut Friday exclusively on NYSportscene.com

New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) New York Sportscene is excited to announce that our feature story and interview with famous MLB umpire Al Clark will debut on Friday at 9am exclusively at www.nysportscene.com. Al Clark was a Major League umpire for 26 years (1976-2001).  In that time, he had one of the best views possible to see some of the greatest players, managers, ... Read More »

Darryl Strawberry, Ron Darling and Mr. Met visit Garden City, Long Island

Garden City, NY (NYSportscene.com) On Friday July 25th, Citi held another Mr. Met Fan Tour event, at a Citibank in Garden City, Long Island.  The event featured Mets legend Darryl Strawberry, as well as special surprise guest Ron Darling!  Both stars signed autographs and spoke with fans in attendance. The event was part of the first Mr. Met Fan Tour that is taking place in Citibank Branches across the Tri-State ... Read More »

Red Bull New York return to action against RSL

Sandy, UT (SportsNetwork.com) – Red Bull New York will return to league action on Wednesday with a trip to Rio Tinto Stadium to face Real Salt Lake. The Red Bulls have not featured in a regular season contest since squandering two points in a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on July 19, but the club enjoyed a 1-0 ... Read More »

Fifth Cup title looks promising for Gordon

By Chris Symeon, Motorsports Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jeff Gordon is a four-time champion in NASCAR’s premier series, but it’s been 13 years since his last title. After winning his second race of the season on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and presently holding the points lead in the Sprint Cup Series, Gordon is very confident that 2014 ... Read More »