NYY Takes Apr 12, 2022
Two Yankees Fans Play a Game Called "Right-on, Realistic, or Ridiculous?"
On this episode of NYY Takes, Toh and Coles introduce a brand new game called "Right-on Realistic, or Ridiculous?" to discuss some of the offseason's biggest storylines. And yes, they even go as far as to defend Brian Cashman.
Three Yankees Fans Discuss Brian Cashman Losing It
On this episode of NYY Takes, Toh, Matt and Les discuss Brian Cashman's out-of-character press conference, and what it means for the upcoming off-season into next year. Is there any hope for the future? Also, Les makes an incredible revelation...
Part 2: Three Yankee Fans Conduct an Internal Audit
A Farewell to Pinstriped Prospects, Checking Egos at The Door and Yankee Fans Did a Survey
Part 1: Three Yankee Fans Conduct an Internal Audit
A Rose, Thorn, and Bud for the 2023 and 2024 Yankees
Matt, Coles and Les talk about why sports are stupid (sometimes), their respective NBA and NFL fanhood, and finish up with what they are most looking forward to and dreading most for the 2024 Yankees season.
Three Yankees Fans Bid Farewell to Josh Donaldson
Toh, Matt, and Les put a bow on the New York Yankees tenure of Josh Donaldson. They also discuss if this means that the front office is finally admitting that the recent moves have been failures.
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Four Yankees Fans Ponder Brian Cashman’s Future
Four Yankees Fans Talk About Corporate Leadership
The NYY Takes Crew discusses all things 'off' about the Yankees including delusions of success, poor coaching habits, toxic corporate leadership and being more of a company than a baseball team.
Ep. 89: The 2023 Yankees 'Disaster Draft'
On this episode of NYY Takes, the crew got together to warm up for Fantasy Football season by drafting the worst Yankee moments and story lines of the 2023 season. The choices were nearly endless.
Ep. 88: What's in front of us?
Toh and Les try to make sense of everything that's been going on in the world of the New York Yankees. They discuss Brian Cashman's lack of activity moving at the trade deadline and Hal Steinbrenner's involvement in baseball operations before dissecting the bizarre situations involving Domingo German and Anthony Rizzo. Finally, an ode to Oracle Park and Clear.
Ep. 87: It's All In Front of Us
Toh, Coles and Les talk about the Yankees' recent struggles, the lack of benefits that Season Ticket Holders receive, Carlos Rodon blowing a kiss, the end of Josh Donaldson's career, and what it might take for people to believe in this team again.
Ep. 86: Let's Talk About The Weirdest Week In Recent Yankees Memory
On this episode of NYY Takes, Toh and Coles delve into their preseason predictions to see how right (and wrong) they were, discuss the 'tension' within the Yankees' locker room, analyze the hiring of Sean Casey, examine the trolling of Brian Cashman, touch upon the MTA and Starr Insurance, and explore a plethora of topics unrelated to baseball, but related very much so to the New York Yankees.
Ep. 85: Recapping the MLB Draft with John Brophy + Bryan Hoch Brings Us Behind The Scenes of His New Book
On this special episode of NYY Takes, John and Rob discuss the Yankees' 2023 draft class, including George Lombard Jr., Kyle Carr, and Roc Riggio. They also highlight a catching prospect to keep an eye on from the later rounds. Later in the episode, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch joins the podcast (23:30) to provide a behind-the-scenes look into the process that led to his new book, 62: Aaron Judge, the New York Yankees, and the Pursuit of Greatness.
Ep. 84: Did The Yankees Have Any All-Star Snubs?
On this episode of NYY Takes Robert discusses whether or not Gleyber, Rizzo and some members of the Yankees' bullpen were snubbed from this year's All-Star Game.
Ep. 83: We Asked John Brophy About Feet
On this episode of NYY Takes Matt, Toh and Coles were joined by John Brophy to discuss Josh Donaldson's bright future (?), Aaron Judge's potential season-ending injury, Carlos Rodon Feet-Gate, Immaculate Grid and Alek Manoah struggling in the FCL.
Ep. 82: Aaron Boone's First Temper Tantrum of 2023
On this episode of NYY Takes, Les and Coles discuss Aaron Boone's recent temper, whether his job should be on the line, and why they take some solace in stepping away from Yankees baseball from time to time.
Ep. 81: Judge And The Yankees Have Trust Issues?
On this episode of NYY Takes Les, Toh and Coles discuss Aaron Judge's injury saga and what Judge's career tells us about his relationship with the Yankees organization. They also talk about Clay Holmes' recent success, Anthony Rizzo's struggles, the mundane nature of Yankees games, the Warrior John Sterling, and not optioning Anthony Volpe.
Ep. 80: What do Outfield Walls, Aaron Judge and Cameron Toh All Have in Common?
On this episode of NYY Takes Matt and Rob talk Aaron Judge To(h)e-gate and the need to update outfield walls, Nestor Cortes' career possibly heading into its downturn, Jake Bauers' golden opportunity, some worrying Gerrit Cole stats, and the sentimental feelings that Tommy Kahnle and Gary Sanchez provide.
Ep. 79: Reinforcements are on the Way
Ep. 78: Let's Eulogize Aaron Hicks and Talk About the Private Equitization of Baseball
Ep. 77: The Yankees Cheat Their Way to a Series Win in Toronto!
Ep. 76: A Season Defining Week?
On this episode of NYY Takes Cam and Coles talk about the Yankees' lack of fire, years of injury confusion, outspoken player wives, and reasons for hope with a big weekend ahead.
Ep. 75: Panic Button Chatter, Clay Holmes' Command Issues and a Lesson on Accountability
Ep. 74: The Going is Getting Tough
Ep. 73: Will The Yankees' Injuries Cost Them the AL East?
Matt and Coles talk about the Yankees' injury woes, run through 'Three Up Three Down', and opine on the Bombers' chances of catching the Rays in the AL East.
Ep. 72: The Yankees are Revolutionizing Base Stealing
On this episode of NYY Takes: Toh and Coles talk more about the ho-hum Yankees, Season Ticket complaints, the Yankees' base stealing prowess, and the future of Franchy Cordero.
Ep. 71: The Ho-Hum Yankees?
On today's episode, the NYY Takes Crew recaps the Yankees 4-2 start to the season, and talks about why it's good to be boring, Gerrit Cole's dominance, Gleyber Torres' great start, the Aaron Hicks Drama, and Aroldis Chapman being back. It's also the first Three Up, Three Down of the 2023 season!
Ep. 70: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas
Opening Day is Here! The NYY Takes crew discusses Anthony Volpe's Major League Moment, where the concern should be for this (very injured) team, a big year ahead for Giancarlo Stanton and everyone's One Big Prediction.
Ep. 69: John Brophy Joins the Pod, Volpe Opening Day Chatter, Martian Hype Train, Position Battles, and Gary Sanchez is Back?
John Brophy (@jbrophybaseball) joins Rob, Less and Matt this week to talk Jasson Dominguez' and Anthony Volpe's hot Springs, positional battles, what happened to Estevan Florial, and is Gary Sanchez re-entering our lives?
Ep. 68: A Season of Change, And Much of the Same, Awaits
Ep. 67: The Free Market Reigns Supreme
On this episode of NYY Takes, Toh, Less, Rob and Matt discuss Aaron Judge returning to the Yankees, what it means to be named Yankee Captain, and what they want the Yankees to do next.
Ep. 66: The Aaron Judge Sweepstakes and Volpe 2 NYY? Plus Trading Gleyber and Josh Donaldson is Here to Stay
On this episode of NYY Takes Les, Toh and Coles discuss Brian Cashman and Aaron Boone's quotes following the 2022 season, and take some guesses on what will be different about the 2023 roster.
Ep. 65: A Tame Dismantling Of The New York Yankees
Matt, Toh, Coles and Les got together to eulogize the 2022 Yankees season in the tamest fashion possible.
Ep. 64: The Yankees Are Off To Houston!
On this episode of NYY Takes Matt, Toh and Coles recap a wacky ALDS, give their ups and downs for the series, and wonder if the Yankees are ready to go into Houston and steal a game.
Ep. 63: Is Aaron Boone's Job On The Line in Game 5?
On this episode of NYY Takes Toh and Coles break down Aaron Boone's head-scratching decision-making in game three of the ALDS, and how it's a microcosm of the New York Yankees as a whole. But even with all of that, they are confident in a Game 5 win.
Ep. 62: It's That Time of Year Again...
On this episode of NYY Takes Toh, Less and Matt discuss Aroldis Chapman's flame-out as a New York Yankee, preview the ALDS and share their hopes and fears, and finish it off with predictions, as always. Give us a follow on Twitter! @pinstripepers.
Ep. 61: Have the Yankees Won the World Series Yet?
Ep. 60: Burning Playoff Roster Questions, Somerset Wins it All, and Judge Gets 61
On this episode of NYY Takes Matt, Rob and Toh break down their ideal playoff rosters for both the ALDS and ALCS, discuss how the two-seed is a blessing in disguise, and make now irrelevant predictions on when Aaron Judge would his his 61st home run. As always, remember to follow us on Twitter @pinstripepers and thank you for listening!
Ep. 59: Does Judge’s Home Run Chase Need More Attention?
Ep. 58: An Awkward Derek Jeter Ceremony, The Yankees Avoid Collapse and Jordan Montgomery's R2C2 Appearance
On this episode of NYY Takes Toh and Coles discuss their experience at Derek Jeter's Hall of Fame Ceremony on Friday night (including a live unboxing!), the Yankees saving their own season, and Jordan Montomery's choice words during his appearance on the R2C2 Podcast.
Ep. 57: What Would it Take for Brian Cashman to Lose His Job?
On this episode of NYY Takes Les, Matt and Rob discuss why Aaron Judge's MVP case is so much more riveting than Shohei Ohtani's, what it would take for Brian Cashman to lose his job, and of course go three up, three down and preview a huge upcoming series against Tampa.
Ep. 56: Do the Yankees have Jet Lag? And Where Would They be Without Aaron Judge?
On this episode of 'NYY Takes' Matt, Toh and Rob break down one of the worst months of Yankees baseball in their lifetimes, assess the true value of Aaron Judge to this, and have some surprise three up, three down takes.
Ep. 55: Luis Severino almost ran one of us over with his BMW
Ep. 54: The Gang Calls WFAN
On this episode of 'NYY Takes' the Yankees' recent stretch of foul play has the Pinstripe Perspective staff doing their best WFAN caller impressions. They also talk about Derek Jeter's poor performance on the Kay-Rod Telecast and finish up with Up's and Down's as well as some Yankees trivia. As always, follow us on Twitter @pinstripepers and thanks for listening!
Ep. 53: It Can Only Go Up From Here, Right?
On this week's episode of 'NYY Takes' Matt, Les and Rob lament over a sad week in Yankee baseball, but look ahead to greener pastures in the potential call up of Oswald Peraza, Giancarlo Stanton and Anthony Rizzo's returns, as well as potential playoff matchups (since that's guaranteed!). As always, follow us on Twitter @pinstripepers and thank you for listening!
Ep.52: Three Yankee Fans Argue About the Harrison Bader Trade
On this episode of 'NYY Takes' Matt, Rob and Toh discuss all the moves they agree on in regards to the trade deadline, but spend a whole lot of time hashing out their differing opinions on the Yankees acquiring Harrison Bader for Jordan Montgomery. They also, as always, go Three Up Three Down and provide some predictions for the weekend.
Ep. 51: The Weekend of the Pyrrhic Victory
On this episode of NYY Takes Matt, Les, Robert and Toh talk about the second episode of 'The Captain,' a pyrrhic weekend in Baltimore, what the heck to do about the bullpen and the upcoming Subway Series matchup at Citi Field. Remember to rate and share the pod as well as to follow us on Twitter @pinstripepers. Thanks for listening!
Ep. 50: Aaron Judge is a Distraction?
On this episode of NYY Takes Les, Rob, Matt and Toh recap 'The Captain' Episode 1 (4:15-22:00), their biggest takeaways from the All-Star Break, including Giancarlo being the Peak Yankee, Aaron Judge distractions and a potential Juan Soto destination (22:00-42:00). Then they round it out where with their 'ups' and 'downs' for the first half of the season, as well as their predictions for the next five games (42:00-End).
Ep. 49: An Interesting Aaron Judge Quote, Jameson Taillon and Nestor Cortes Struggling, and Ranking The Yankees' Trade Deadline Needs
On this episode of NYY Takes Les, Toh, Matthew and Robert discuss a frustrating weekend at Fenway Park, who they trust more out of Jameson Taillon or Nestor Cortes, ranking their trade deadline needs, and an interesting Aaron Judge quote. Please remember to rate and subscribe to the Pod as well as to follow us @pinstripers on Twitter!