Beltran was preparing to shift from a game analyst to a studio analyst for the 2023 season at YES Network.
“I definitely wanted to come back,.”
Kay has privately shared with ESPN executives that at the conclusion of his current contract -- which expires in September -- he expects to walk away.
The former Dodgers and Marlins manager had been mentioned as a someone YES Network was interested in potentially hiring to be an analyst.
"I have something else burning fairly hot right now," Mattingly said. "Depends how that goes."
"It was George's idea. So give him credit for it. He wanted Mike and The Mad Dog as part of the CBS Radio contract, and we...
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YES averaged 368,000 total viewers for its Yankees games in the New York DMA, a 27% year-over-year increase (290,000).
“Everything you see documented? YES Network did it. So damn right. I’m satisfied as hell.”
Sports media offered plenty of reaction to both calls by two beloved and legendary play-by-play men.