All posts by Jason Schott

Thursday’s HOPE Week Honoree: Furniture Sharehouse

(Photo provided by New York Yankees)

At Thursday’s HOPE Week event, Yankees players Luke Voit, Zack Britton, Gleyber Torres, J.A. Happ, Gio Urshela, Jonathan Holder, Austin Romine and bullpen coach Mike Harkey surprised two local families and Furniture Sharehouse volunteers at their warehouse in Westchester County and helped the families select their furniture. The group then enjoyed lunch together at the facility.

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Boone Says Judge Is “Ready to go and he’ll impact us in a big way”

Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is set to return on Friday night after two months to recovering from a left oblique strain.

In 20 games this season up to when the injury occurred on a swing against Kansas City on April 20, Judge hit .288 with five home runs and 11 RBI, and when you throw in his 14 walks, he had a .404 on-base percentage, best on the team.

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Tuesday’s HOPE Week Honoree: Runway Heroes

(Aroldis Chapman leads a girl down the runway – Photo courtesy of the New York Yankees – All rights reserved)

At Tuesday’s HOPE Week event, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman and players Aroldis Chapman, Didi Gregorius, Masahiro Tanaka, Luis Severino, Domingo Germán and Kendrys Morales joined the founder of Runway Heroes, Rachel Goldman, at the iconic Kleinfeld bridal store in Manhattan where they surprised children with cancer and their families for a fashion show.

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Wednesday’s HOPE Week Honoree: The Great Olmedini

(The Great Olmedini working his magic – Photo by Jason Schott)

On Wednesday morning, Yankees pitchers James Paxton, Tommy Kahnle, Chad Green, Luis Cessa, Nestor Cortes Jr. and David Hale surprised HOPE Week honoree The Great Olmedini at his East Harlem apartment, then helped him perform magic tricks for NYC subway passengers on a 4-train bound for Yankee Stadium.

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YouTube To Run MLB Game Of The Week Starting In July

YouTube and Major League Baseball (MLB) announced the first three matchups for their first-ever exclusive live game streaming distribution partnership: The MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube. The package includes free live broadcasts of 13 games exclusively on YouTube during the second half of the 2019 MLB regular season.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Patricia Bright’s “Heart & Hustle”

Heart & Hustle: Use Your passion. Build your brand. Achieve your dreams.

By Patricia Bright

Harper Collins Publishers; hardcover, 250 pages; $25.99; available today, June 18

Patricia Bright has one of the fastest growing lifestyle YouTube channels with nearly three million followers around the world.

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