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Pinstripe Press

Ten games into the season and the Yankees are 5-5. I must say I hoped for a better start. The next series against the Red Sox is exciting. The Sox are playing well. It is in Boston so it will…

Pinstripe Press

Did you see the Yankees home opener? It should have been the Didi Show. Didi Gregorius was on a roll with two home runs and 8 RBI’s. It was the most RBI’s for a Yankee shortstop in a game ever….

Pinstripe Press

How many home runs will the New York Yankees hit this year? It has become a big question. I am making a few predictions. These all depend on the players being healthy. Giancarlo Stanton 57 Aaron Judge 55 Gary Sanchez…

Pinstripe Press

I am so excited as baseball season gets closer and closer. I already posted that I believe the Yankees will win the division, but let’s take a closer look at what I believe will happen across baseball. American League East…

Bees to Hold Open Tryouts

The New Britain Bees announced that open tryouts for the team will be held at New Britain Stadium on Saturday, April 14th from 9 a.m. to NOON, with a live on field scrimmage following the tryout. “This is a great…

Pinstripe Press

It has been so long since I have written about the Yankees. Spring training is right around the corner. I have extremely high hopes for the Bombers this year. With the addition of Giancarlo Stanton, I am optimistic the Yankees…

Reis Selected Assistant Coach on MCDonald’s East Team

Kurt Reis, New Britain High School Boys Basketball Coach, has been selected to be an assistant coach on the East Team in the 41st McDonald’s All-American All-Star Game, which will be held on March 28 at the Philips Arena in…

Pigskin Predictions

The Superbowl was an exciting game. The Eagles were definitely the better team. The Patriots defense was awful. They deserve most of the blame for the loss on the New England side. Tom Brady was very good. He did struggle…

Pigskin Predictions

The Superbowl is Sunday and it is time to pick the big game. I had originally picked the Eagles and Patriots in the Superbowl, but changed it to Minnesota last week. Just shows you should always follow your first instinct….

Bees Looking for Host Families

The New Britain Bees are currently seeking community members that are interested in becoming host families for a Bees player during the 2018 baseball season. Hosting a player has many benefits to a family. It is a valuable way to…