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New York Yankees, Amazon Prime Video and YES Network Team Up To Live Stream 21 games in 2020

2020 Yankees Games on Amazon Prime Video Will Be Available Throughout YES’ Yankees

Home-Team Footprint on Hundreds of Compatible Devices at no Additional Cost to Prime Members    

 

Yankees Live Streams to Feature X-Ray—an Exclusive Prime Video Technology that

Provides In-Game Stats, Real-Time Play-By-Play Information, and More

 

March 3, 2020 – The New York Yankees, Amazon Prime Video, and the YES Network are teaming up to live stream 21 New York Yankees games this regular season on Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members. The first Yankees game on Prime Video is scheduled for Friday, April 17, when the Yankees host the Reds at 7:00 pm ET.

Prime members throughout the Yankees home-team footprint, which includes New York state, Connecticut, northeast Pennsylvania, and north and central New Jersey, will have access to all 21 Yankees games on Prime Video this season. These will be simulcasts of games produced by YES for airing on PIX11 and other over-the-air partners for Yankees telecasts.

Yankees games on Prime Video will feature Amazon’s exclusive X-Ray technology, which allows fans streaming on Android, iOS mobile, and Fire TV to access live in-game stats, team and player details, and real-time play-by-play information as they watch. The Prime Video app is available on smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Apple TV, Chromecast, game consoles, Comcast X1, or from the web. For a complete list of compatible devices, visit amazon.com/howtostream.

“We understand that fans are consuming content in a variety of different ways, and we believe our unique partnership with Amazon represents an exciting development in the realm of live sports,” said Hal Steinbrenner, CEO, Yankee Global Enterprises. “We are committed to exploring new ideas and delivering an array of top-quality viewing options, as well as accompanying new innovations, such as Amazon’s X-Ray technology feature, which will make in-game stats, team and player details, and play-by-play information readily accessible in real-time during the games on Prime Video.”

“We are always looking for ways to enhance the value of a Prime membership for our customers, and we believe Yankees fans are going to love having a selection of games on Prime Video this season,” said Marie Donoghue, Vice President of Global Sports Video at Amazon. “We want to give Prime members access to the broadest selection of content across the broadest number of devices, and this deal gives Prime Video the opportunity to work with the top regional sports network in America and one of the most beloved franchises in all of sports.”

“We are excited about teaming up with the New York Yankees and Amazon to make these 21 over-the-air games available through Prime Video,” said Jon Litner, CEO, YES Network. “As consumption habits among Yankees fans continue to evolve, we’re embracing new and innovative technologies to enhance the viewer experience.”

 

Schedule of games on Prime Video

 

Friday, April 17                            Cincinnati                7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 21                        @Detroit                 6:30 pm

Saturday, April 25                        Cleveland                1:00 pm

Friday, May 8                              Boston                    7:00 pm

Friday, May 15                            @Houston              8:00 pm

Friday, May 22                            Seattle                    7:00 pm

Saturday, May 23                        Seattle                    1:00 pm

Wednesday, May 27                    Minnesota               7:00 pm

Sunday, June 21                         @Minnesota           2:00 pm

Wednesday, June 24                   Baltimore                7:00 pm

Tuesday, June 30                        @Baltimore             7:00 pm

Wednesday, July 22                              Angels                    7:00 pm

Friday, July 24                            Boston                    7:00 pm

Wednesday, July 29                              @Mets                   7:00 pm

Monday, August 10                     @Kansas City         8:00 pm

Friday, August 21                        Toronto                   7:00 pm

Friday, August 28                        @Cleveland            7:00 pm

Thursday, September 10             Boston                    7:00 pm

Sunday, September 20                @Toronto               1:00 pm

Wednesday, September 23          Houston                  7:00 pm

Friday, September 25                  Tampa Bay             7:00 pm

 

All game times ET.  Schedule subject to change

 

-YES-

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