If the Yankees are spending the iciness looking to overlook how their 2018 season ended — looking at the rival Boston Pink Sox have a good time no longer as soon as, however two times, at Yankee Stadium — it’ll no longer get any more straightforward once they get started the 2019 exhibition season.
The Yankees, who introduced their exhibition agenda on Friday, will play their first recreation on Feb. 23 towards — you guessed it — the Pink Sox, who poured a large number of Champagne within the Bronx q4. Boston gained the American League East in a September recreation at Yankee Stadium after which repeated the insult with a division-series clincher in October.
The Pink Sox then went directly to win the Global Sequence in 5 video games over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Pink Sox, who would be the house workforce for the Grapefruit League opener, mentioned that there would in all probability be some kind of acknowledgment of final season’s championship that day however that not anything have been made up our minds as of but.
It’s not that the Yankees are gluttons for punishment; the exhibition agenda was once labored out final August, ahead of the Pink Sox had gained the rest.
And if the Pink Sox do unfurl a championship banner on Feb. 23 or play Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” — which Yankees outfielder Aaron Pass judgement on performed on his increase field as he left Fenway Park after his workforce’s handiest playoff victory towards Boston in October — no less than it’ll no longer be any worse than what the Yankees have already persevered in contemporary months.
The Yankees, who’ve completed in the back of the Pink Sox within the A.L. East the final 3 seasons, will start their newest chase when pitchers and catchers report back to spring coaching in Tampa, Fla., on Feb. 13. Place gamers are because of document on Feb. 18, and the membership’s first complete exercise is scheduled for the following day.
The Yankees are scheduled to play 32 spring coaching video games, together with every other towards the Pink Sox at Steinbrenner Box on March 15. The general exhibition recreation will likely be on March 25 in Washington towards the Nationals.
The Yankees won’t see some acquainted faces: the Mets, who’re sticking on the subject of their house in Port St. Lucie aside from for a handful of video games, and the Miami Marlins and their co-owner Derek Jeter. However they can’t get away seeing the Pink Sox.