Category Archives: Yankees News

Report: Magadan out of running for Yankees hitting coach


The Yankees have crossed off their biggest candidate for the hitting coach position and it could have been because they didn't like what they saw. According to Chad Jennings of, the Yankees will not hire Dave Magadan for the hitting coach position. Magadan currently is the hitting coach for the Texas Rangers, but the organization allowed ...

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Report: Gary Denbo to replace Mark Newman as Yankees Sr. VP of Baseball Operations

The Yankees have announced Mark Newman's replacement as the team begins to prepare for the 2015 campaign. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees have selected Gary Denbo to replace Newman as the new Sr. Vice President of Baseball Operations. Newman recently retired from the position following the conclusion of the 2014 ...

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Yankees release 2015 Spring Training Schedule

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  Ladies and gentlemen, time to mark your calendars because the 2015 Spring Training schedule has been released. The Yankees are slated to kick things off on March 4th against the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 p.m and they will play their final game before the regular season begins on April 3rd against the Washington Nationals at 1:05 ...

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Mick Kelleher retires after 46 years in baseball


I'll admit, I was extremely saddened when I found out the Yankees had fired Mick Kelleher, because the struggles that occurred with the team weren't his fault. Instead, Brian Cashman said it was more of a 'personnel issue'. Well, the story gets just a little bit sadder. According to Sweeny Murti, Kelleher announced he was retiring after ...

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Video: Reggie Jackson hits three homers in 1977 Fall Classic

Is anyone else ready for more postseason throwbacks? Sure, it's not throwback Thursday, but I forgot to post this one yesterday since this play happened on October 18, 1977. I wasn't born when this play happened, but for the older generation that remember the great Reggie Jackson, here's him in all his glory, hitting three home runs ...

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A week in review: Lidle, Long, Minaya, Roberts, Search for a hitting coach


The third week of the offseason was easily the quietest one so far for the Yankees but things did happen. Let's take a look back at all the news that occurred this week. -- October 11 was the eight year anniversary of the death of former Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle. Lidle passed away in an airplane ...

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Brian Roberts retires after 14 seasons


Derek Jeter wasn't the only Yankee to hang up his cleats in 2014. According to, Brian Roberts announced his retirement after 14 seasons in the Major Leagues. He spent majority of his career with the Baltimore Orioles and his final year was with the New York Yankees before he was released from the team in ...

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Report: Cuban 2B Jose Fernandez defects

Well, it looks like there could be one more player on the free agent market by summer of 2015 at the latest. According to Jon Morosi, Cuban 2B Jose Fernandez recently defected from Cuba and is looking to sign a big-league contract. However, there are multiple steps before he can be put on the free agent ...

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