About

Welcome to Yanks Go Yard, the New York Yankees news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Yanks Go Yard is dedicated to providing top-notch Yankees news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

Jason Evans, editor

Jason is a recent master's degree recipient in sports management. He's been a huge baseball and sports fan since he was born. Jason is currently a board op at SiriusXM for college and pro football and basketball games.

Joe Vitulli, Asst. Editor

Joe is a lifelong diehard baseball fan originally from Rockland County, NY and now living in Gilbert, AZ. He graduated from Virginia Tech before earning his JD from St. Thomas University School of Law. In February of 2014 he was blessed with birth of his first child, the littlest Yankee fan. You can follow him on Twitter: JumpinJoe25.

Ricky Keeler, Staff Writer

I am an alum of St, John's University with a bachelor's degree in sports management. My career goal is to become a sports broadcaster. I am a writer for foxboroblog.com, a New England Patriots' website. I am also the host of the Yanks Go Yard Show, which you can find on Blog Talk Radio talking all things New York Yankees. You can listen to the show anytime via this link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/yanks-go-yard

Billy Brost, editor

Billy serves as co-editor and contributing writer for Yanks Go Yard. He has recently joined the staff of Friars On Base, the San Diego Padres' site on the Fansided Network as a guest editor and contributing writer. He also writes on his own blog: WestCoastYankees-The Blog. He earned both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in history from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Billy's work has appeared in Baseball Digest, Sport, The Inscriber Digital Magazine, Rant Sports, and Yahoo! among others. Billy has been a fan of the New York Yankees since 1981, and during baseball season he must tread lightly as his wife is a diehard Boston Red Sox fan. He enjoys researching and writing about the history of the game, and is a fantasy baseball and baseball card junkie.

Wayne Cavadi, YanksGoYard

Wayne Cavadi is a New York transplant who has been in Atlanta for 12 years. His love for the pinstripes is second to none. Combined with his passion for writing, YanksGoYard was the perfect fit for him. Wayne also has his own blog, The Wayniac (wayniacnation.com) which covers all sports in general. Follow Wayne daily: @UofDWayne

Matt Mirro, Asst. Editor

Matt Mirro is a student in New York. He has been a Yankees fan since second grade and never misses a game. Matt also loves the history of baseball as well as the sport's international market in the Caribbean and Asia. Follow @MandMBOY18

Dan Dechenaux, Staff Writer

Daniel is a huge Yankees fan and a freelance writer. He has also covered Notre Dame sports for various other sites. He is a published author with an undergraduate degree in Sports Administration and a MasterĀ“s Degree in Communications. He also maintains a personal blog at danthesportsfan.sportsblog.com.

Scott Alfano, Asst. Editor

Raised in the Bronx, NY, Scott has been surrounded by baseball since he could walk. His father was his first baseball coach and he soon moved on to the Bronx travel leagues. He was a pitcher and first baseman at Riverdale Country School and a pitcher at Union College. After a shoulder injury that stopped his playing career, he began instructing pitching, hitting, and first base work at Pro Prospects Training Center in Monticello, NY. He received his degree in English and Physics from Union College, and recently finished his MBA at Rollins College in Orlando, Florida.

Andrew Mullen, Staff Writer

Andrew is a high school student and staff writer for Yanks Go Yard. He has been a Yankee fan his whole life and has grown up surrounded by journalism and baseball. He hopes to continue his playing career and study journalism in college.

Stephen Romano, Staff Writer

Stephen is currently a Junior at Western New England University studying journalism. He contributes to the local newspaper, The Springfield Republican. Stephen enjoys looking at baseball from all different aspects, while understanding that it is the only game in the world that could get him emotional. Reach out, and say hello- [email protected]

Michael Montrone, Staff Writer

Michael Montrone is a staff writer for yanksgoyard.com. He is a sports fanatic and freelance writer. In January 2014, he decided to combine his passions and break into Sports Journalism. Follow Mike on Twitter @mmontrone2121

Grant Graulich, Staff Writer

Grant is in high school, and loves everything to do with the Yankees. He has also enjoyed writing for as long as he can remember. In addition to getting his first real job in writing for Yanks Go Yard, Grant also writes for and is involved in his school newspaper, and hopes to one day go to college for journalism. You can follow Grant on Twitter @GrantGNYY

Mason Tronsor, Staff Writer

Currently Mason is a student at Grand Valley State University located in Michigan. He is a journalism major and hopes to one day have a career that involves writing or talking about sports!

Brendan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

Lives in Illinois and studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. My dad made me a baseball fan. Paul O'Neill made me a Yankees fan. Disciple of Sabermetrics and an avid Strat-O-Matic and fantasy sports player. Plays on a club baseball team in the summer and for U of M's club hockey team. Also a Red Wings fan. Follow on Twitter: @BFitz13.

Jacob Winters, Staff Writer

A born and bred New Yorker who has always loved the Yankees and writing, I now have the opportunity to bring those two loves together.

Chad R. MacDonald, Staff Writer

Chad R. MacDonald is a lifelong Yankees fan. He holds a degree in English Literature from Cape Breton University, and subsequently received a full scholarship from AMDA in New York City. His articles have appeared on Bleacher Report, New York Sports Hub, and he comes to Yanks Go Yard from Bleeding Yankee Blue, where he was the Features Writer during 2013. Chad lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son and their gigantic cat.

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