The Chase for 28

AJ Bianco and Christopher Nesi

The Chase for 28 is an unofficial Yankees podcast focused on team news, on-field action with a lot of raw fan emotion and passion for the 27-Time World Champion New York Yankees.

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Are the Yankees Back on Track? (8-27-22) - CF28-053
Aug 27 2022
Are the Yankees Back on Track? (8-27-22) - CF28-053
CHECK US OUT ON YOUTUBE!SAVE $20 ON YOUR FIRST SEATGEEK ORDER WITH PROMO CODE: CHASEFOR28The Chatter: Hey Batter, BatterYankees Starting to See a Settled Andrew BenintendiYankees Sweep MetsThe Return of StantonNestor to IL2023 Schedule ReleasedFor the first time ever, all 30 teams will play each other. Schedules will consist of 52 divisional games, 64 intraleague games and 46 interleague games. In addition, every team will play on Opening Day (March 30), Jackie Robinson Day (April 15), Lou Gehrig Day (June 2), July 4, Roberto Clemente Day (September 15) and Game 162 (October 1).Opening Day vs. San Francisco GiantsUp and In: Week In ReviewOverall Record: 77-48, 1st AL EastALE TB 7.5, AL -3.5 HOU, MLB -10 LADRecord this week (Fri-Sun): 3-0NYM 2-0OAK 1-0Currently Playing OAK (46-80, 5th ALW)Who's Hot? Who's Not?Judge - 5G, 7/19 .368, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 SBBenintendi - 5G, 10/19 .526, 2 2B, HR, 6 RBILoaisiga - 2G, 1.2 IP, SV, H, R, BB, K, .167 BAALow and Away - The Week Ahead8/29-31 @ LAA9/2-4 @ TBDown on the FarmClarke Schmidt (AAA): 3 G; 2.30 ERA, 15.2 IP, 9 H, 2 BB, 21 KOswald Peraza (AAA): 46 G; .323/.383/.564, 12 HR, 9 2B, 18 SBAnthony Volpe (AA): 73 G; .284/.377/.521, 13 HR, 1 3B, 26 2B, 26 SBClayton Beeter (AA):  3 G; 0.00 ERA, 7.1 IP, 2 H, 4 BB, 11 KMatt Sauer (AA), RHP, Yankees: Sauer strung together one of the minors' best pitching performances in years on Thursday night. Sauer struck out 17 batters in eight masterful innings against Double-A New Hampshire. He allowed only two hits and one run. Perhaps the most impressive stat is that he racked up all those strikeouts in just 95 pitches thanks to an exceptional 78% strike percentage. Sauer became the first full-season minor leaguer to strike out 17 batters in a game since Phil Pfeifer did so in July 2019 with the now defunct High-A Florida Fire Frogs. No other major or full-season minor league pitcher has struck out more than 14 in a game this year.Jasson Domínguez (A): 17 G; .323/.463/.532, 2 HR, 2 3B, 3 2B, 10 SBYankee TriviaWhich Yankee collected at least 170 RBIs in three (3) different seasons? Support this show Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Yankees Acquire Andrew Benintendi (7-29-22) - BONUS
Jul 29 2022
Yankees Acquire Andrew Benintendi (7-29-22) - BONUS
The New York Yankees announced that they have acquired OF Andrew Benintendi from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for minor leaguers RHP Chandler Champlain, LHP T.J. Sikkema, and RHP Beck Way.Benintendi, 28, has hit .320/.387/.398 (111-for-347) with 40R, 14 doubles, 2 triples, 3HR, 39RBI and 4SB in 93 games this season with Kansas City. The 2022 American League All-Star entered today ranking second in the Majors in multi-hit games (34, first in the AL), fifth in batting average (third in the AL), tied for seventh in hits (tied for second in AL), and eighth in on-base percentage (fifth in the AL).The left-handed hitter has reached base in 31 of his last 33 games with an at-bat since June 14, batting .360/.430/.416 (45-for-125) with 19R, 4 doubles, 1HR, 17RBI, 16BB, and 4SB in that span. Over that stretch, Benintendi leads the AL and ranks third in the Majors in on-base percentage and ranks second in the AL and fourth in the Majors in batting average.He has also hit safely in 19 of his last 22 starts (since June 27), batting .398/.457/.434 (33-for-83) with 12R, 3 doubles, 14RBI, 10BB, and 3SB in that span.The 2021 Gold Glove Award winner has made 89 starts in left field this year and has not made an error in 164 total chances. His 40 outfield assists since 2017 are tied for the fourth-most in the Majors in that span.Over seven Major League seasons with the Boston Red Sox (2016-20) and Kansas City Royals (2021-22), he has batted .280 (749-for-2,677) with 382R, 160 doubles, 17 triples, 71HR, 372RBI, 296BB, and 65SB in 712 career games. In his career, he has hit .324/.410/.491 (203-for-627) with 45 doubles, 9 triples, 14HR, 284RBI, and 109BB with runners in scoring position.Benintendi has made the postseason three times (2016-18 with the Red Sox), hitting .272/.322/.407 (22-for-81) with 18R, 5 doubles, 2HR, 9RBI and 5BB in 21 career postseason games. In 2018, he started 13 of 14 playoff games for the Red Sox during their World Series campaign.-----Support The Chase for 28 Podcast with Official MerchPurchase Yankee GearBecome a Chase for 28 Podcast Legend@chasefor28pod on Twitter -  the Chase for 28 on FacebookSupport this show Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Bombers Continue To Win (5-21-22) - CF28-042
May 21 2022
Bombers Continue To Win (5-21-22) - CF28-042
CHECK US OUT ON YOUTUBE!The Chatter: Hey Batter, BatterBest Record in BaseballRHP Chad Green exits game with right forearm discomfortRHP Luis Gil exits Triple-A start with right elbow discomfortTommy John Surgery ExpectedBritton began a flat-ground throwing program in February and is throwing from distances of 120 feet. The Yankees expect that he will soon graduate to throwing from a bullpen mound. There is optimism that Britton could return to the big leagues this August or September.Don’t Offer Judge Anything Until Season EndsYankees’ announcing teams are clearly inferior to Mets’ voicesUp and In: Week In ReviewOverall Record: 28-10, 1st AL EastRecord this week (Fri-Thu): 5-2CHW - 2-1 (3/4)BAL - 3-1Currently playing CHW (19-19, 2nd AL Central)Friday PPD to 5/22 @ 7:08Who's Hot? Who's Not?StantonJudgeHicksLow and Away - The Week Ahead5/21-5/22 CHW5/23-5/25 BAL5/26-5/29 @ TBDown on the FarmHA - On Wednesday, the High-A Hudson Valley Renegades placed catcher Austin Wells on the seven-day injured list for an undisclosed reason. On Thursday, former first-round draft pick Anthony Seigler was promoted from the Low-A Tampa Tarpons to replace Wells on the Hudson Valley roster.Yankee TriviaWhen was the last season in which the Yankees did not post a winning record after the All-Star break?-----Support The Chase for 28 Podcast with Official MerchBecome a Chase for 28 Podcast Legend@chasefor28pod on Twitter -  the Chase for 28 on FacebookSupport this show  this show Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Break Out the Broom (4/30/22) - CF28-039
Apr 30 2022
Break Out the Broom (4/30/22) - CF28-039
CHECK US OUT ON YOUTUBE!The Chatter: Hey Batter, BatterHappy Birthday Aaron Judge - 30, Chris - 41, Anthony Volpe - 21Apple TV+ vs RoyalsStanton 350 HRs (7th fastest)Yankee HealthYankee PitchingUp and In: Week In ReviewOverall Record: 13-6, 1st AL EastRecord this week (Fri-Thu): 6-0CLE - 3-0BAL - 3-0Currently playing KC (7-10, 2nd AL Central)3-2 TOP 4Stanton HR (4), Rizzo 2 R HR (9)Who's Hot? Who's Not?Rizzo - 6 G 10/26 .385, 2 2B, 4 HR, 9 RBI, BB, 4 K, 6 RJudge - 6 G 9/24 .375, 2B, 4 HR, 8 RBI, 2 BB, 6 K, 8 RKing - 2 G, 5.1 IP, 2 H, 10 K, BB, 0.00 ERA, .111 BAAChase for 28 Players of the MonthAnthony Rizzo - 13/69 .290/.696/.1.098, 8 HR, 19 RBI, 9 BB, 11 K, 2 SBLuis Severino - 2-0, 19.0 IP, 3.32 ERA, 17 H, 7 R (7 ER), 2 HR, 6 BB, .236 BAALow and Away - The Week Ahead4/29-5/1 @ KC5/2-4 @ TOR5/6-5/8 TEXDown on the FarmAAA (9-10)- Oswald Peraza 3-6, HR, 3 RBI, K, SBAAA - Deivi García 3.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R (5 ER), 4 BB, 3 K, HR, HBP — 9.00 ERA in four starts, not how he wanted to begin 2022AA (11-7) - Anthony Volpe 2-4, 3B, 4 RBI, SF — turned 21 and cleared the bases with a tripleH-A (10-8) - Austin Wells 0-4, 3 K — picked off a runner at second & threw out anotherA (8-10) - Jasson Dominguez - 16/71 .225, 16 R, HR, 25 K, 6 RBIYankee TriviaWhat is the most number of games the Yankees have won in a single month?-----Support The Chase for 28 Podcast with Official MerchBecome a Chase for 28 Podcast Legend@chasefor28pod on Twitter -  the Chase for 28 on FacebookSupport this show Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.