The Yankees’ concerns about their stadium’s grass in the wake of NYCFC’s inaugural season being played at the ballpark are most justified. Nicholas Mendola has more.
Originally posted on ProSoccerTalk:
The New York Yankees know that New York City FC is about to do a number on the Yankee Stadium grass, and they’ll deal with that.
Asked about their concerns, NYCFC manager Jason Kreis said he can’t really comment on it. After all, he’s never played baseball at that high of a level.
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And he says it’s not his place to talk.
“My reaction [to the WSJ report] is one of non-understanding to be frank with you because I have never played baseball at that level,” Kreis said Wednesday afternoon. “I don’t know what it means for the grass to be a certain way in baseball. I certainly know what it means to want the grass to be a certain way in soccer. We want the field to be as pristine as we can. Natural grass…
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