You can now listen to Yankees games on Alexa by following these simple steps.
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The New York Yankees are a baseball team based in the Bronx, New York. They are members of the American League East division in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Yankees began play in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orioles. In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it ceased operations and moved it to New York City, renaming the club the New York Highlanders. The Highlanders were officially renamed the Yankees in 1913.
What You Need
To listen to Yankees game broadcasts on your Amazon Echo device, you need:
-An Amazon Echo device
-An active MLB.TV subscription*
-The free MLB At Bat Alexa skill enabled on your Echo device
If you need help setting up your Echodevice, visit Amazon’s support site. If you need help enabling the MLB At Bat skill on your device, see Enable Skills in the Alexa App.
*If you do not have an MLB.TV subscription, you can still listen to Yankees game broadcasts by subscribing to an audio streaming service that offers MLB content, such as TuneIn Premium or SiriusXM Internet Radio.
How to Listen to Yankees Games on Alexa
The Alexa skill for WFAN lets you listen to Yankees baseball games on your Echo device. You can ask Alexa to play the Yankees game, and she will tune in to the radio broadcast. You can also ask Alexa for scores, stats, and player information.
To get started, first enable the WFAN skill in the Alexa app. Then, just say “Alexa, play the Yankees game.”
WFAN is the official radio home of the New York Yankees, so you’ll be able to hear every game during the season.
In short, if you want to listen to Yankees games on Alexa, you need to use the TuneIn skill. Once you enable the TuneIn skill, you can say things like “Alexa, play the Yankees game” or “Alexa, play WFAN on TuneIn.”
If you have an Echo device with a screen, you can also enable the MLB At Bat skill. With MLB At Bat, you can ask Alexa for scores, standings, and statistics. You can also enable visual features like Game of the Day and Watch Live.