NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Prime Video will stream 21 Yankees video games to members in New York’s broadcast marketplace for the second straight season, a slate that begins with an April 18 matchup in opposition to Tampa Bay.
The video games are produced by the Yankees’ YES Community and are all scheduled for broadcast on WPIX. YES mentioned Tuesday they are going to be out there at no further value to Prime members within the Yankees’ dwelling market of New York state, Connecticut, northeast Pennsylvania, and north and central New Jersey.
Broadcasts will embody a 15-game pregame present and streams seen on Android, iOS cell and Hearth TV and can embody an in-game statistics feed.
Main League Baseball house owners voted in November 2019 to have digital streaming rights inside a staff’s broadcast market revert to every membership from Baseball Superior Media beginning with the 2020 season.
The Yankees reacquired management of YES in August 2019, becoming a member of Amazon and the Sinclair Broadcast Group to purchase an 80% stake from The Walt Disney Co. in a deal that valued YES at $3.47 billion. Disney was required to promote twenty first Century Fox’s regional sports activities networks as a part of its acquisition of Fox’s leisure belongings.
Yankees World Enterprises owns a 26% share in YES, whereas Sinclair owns 20% and Amazon 15% with the best to buy extra. The remaining is break up amongst RedBird Capital, The Blackstone Group and Mubadala Capital.