“Pinstripe Pod” is the best New York Yankees podcast. It's hosted by former Yankees pitcher and four-time World Series champion Jeff Nelson and YES Network host Chris Shearn. This baseball podcast will take you inside the clubhouse with Yankees beat writer George King, columnist Joel Sherman and the full team of NY Post baseball writers. Pinstripe Pod will also feature special Yankees guests, including current players, former players, broadcasters and celebrity fans. This MLB podcast is released every Monday and Thursday morning throughout the entire season.
Season in Review, RIP Whitey Ford feat. Ron Guidry
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the season finale of the show talking about the passing of Yankees legend Whitey Ford. They then get into the Yankees losing in five games to the Rays, why Tampa was the better team and another disappointing season. They look ahead to the offseason and what the Yankees need to do to improve and win a championship. Producer Jake Brown ends the segment recapping Season 1 of the podcast and all the guests that joined the show. Yankees legend Ron Guidry then joins the show to talk about his friend Whitey Ford. He talks about his relationship with Whitey, memories, what advice he gave him as a fellow left-handed pitcher and the passing of Joe Morgan.
Yankees on Brink after Pitching Shocker
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show ranting over the Yankees' decision to pull Deivi Garcia after one inning in Game 2 against the Rays and getting too cute. They get into the team being down 2-1, concerns over pitching decisions and how the team needs to move on from Gary Sanchez. They get into one of the positives in Giancarlo Stanton's bat getting hot in the playoffs. They talk about why they don't have much confidence now in the Yankees winning the series.
Yankees-Rays ALDS Preview feat. Jim Leyritz
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show getting into the Yankees-Rays series coming up, how benches could clear and why this will be an epic ALDS. The guys then make their predictions for who will win and advance to the ALCS. NY Post baseball columnist Ken Davidoff then drops live from San Diego to preview the series in-depth and make his pick. Two-time Yankees World Series champion Jim Leyritz then joins the show. Leyritz talks about his time playing with Nellie on the Yankees, the 1996 World Series, being clutch in the postseason and thoughts on this Yankees team.
Yankees Moving on to ALDS feat. Ken Singleton
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show getting into the Yankees sweeping the Indians to move on to the ALDS. They discuss Gerrit Cole’s strong Game 1 performance, Shane Bieber’s bad outing, the lineup scoring a ton of runs, MLB’s bad decision to start Game 2 in the rain, Gary Sanchez’s surprising offense, Gio Urshela starring in the second game and DJ LeMahieu doing it yet again for the Yankees. In “Nellie’s Nugget,” he tells the story of their 2000 ALDS Game 5 celebration in Oakland. Former All-Star outfielder, World Series champion and Yankees broadcaster Ken Singleton then joins the guys. Singleton discusses the Yankees offense clicking, compares to the ’98 Yankees, Brett Gardner getting starts, Cole boosting the team’s confidence and looking ahead to the ALDS against the Rays.
Yankees-Indians Playoff Preview feat. George King
Chris Shearn and Jeff Nelson open the show talking about the Yankees struggles going into the playoffs. They break down the Yankees-Indians wild-card series. Who has the edge? Will the Yankees move on? In “Nellie’s Nugget,” he looks at postseason memories. NY Post Yankees beat writer George King then joins the show. King talks about his upcoming retirement, how special it was for the managers Sunday to pay their respects to him, his favorite Yankees memories, how journalism has changed over the years and he previews the Yankees-Indians series.
Do Yankees Want White Sox or Twins? feat. Willie Randolph
Chris Shearn, Jeff Nelson and producer Jake Brown open the show with the "In The Paper" segment, diving into the biggest Yankees headlines. They debate if Masahiro Tanaka will be back next season, whether they want the Yankees to play the White Sox or Twins, if they should play starters and try to win this weekend and if the Game 1-3 starters are locked in. Six-time World Series champion Willie Randolph then joins the show. Randolph talks about coaching the late '90s Yankees teams, coaching a young Derek Jeter, the pressure under George Steinbrenner, memories from the '70s and '80s Yankees teams, if he should be in the Hall of Fame, the end of his time managing and if he would coach again in MLB.