Category Archives: Yankees News

Around The Diamond: Second Base

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Yesterday, we glanced at first base and evaluated Mark Teixeira along with the lack of depth at the position. Today, we focus on second base where the Yankees have a few legitimate options on the roster and in the minor leagues.  1. Martin Prado Martin Prado was one of the trades the Yankees made during the 2014 season and unlike ...

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A week in review: Colbrunn, Denbo, Hitting Coach, Long, Sabathia, Spring Training,

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It was another extremely quiet week for the Yankees, but the World Series got underway. By next week, the 2014 season will be over and Alex Rodriguez will officially come off the restricted list...but let's save that for next week. This week, the Yankees hired a minor league hitting coach, assigned a new Senior VP ...

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Video: Foul Territory with Mark Teixeira and Brendan Ryan

It's been a slow day with the Yankees news, but with all the serious news in New York, I thought I would end the day with something to give you a few chuckles. This was one of the episodes of "Foul Territory" I missed earlier in the season where Mark Teixeira had Brendan Ryan as a ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Around The Diamond: First Base

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Yesterday we took a glimpse at the catching situation with Brian McCann and his three potential back-ups. Today, we're going to stroll over 90 feet up the first baseline where the Yankees have one first basemen signed through 2016, no potential backup on the Major League roster but a legitimate option in Triple-A .  1. Mark Teixeira When the Yankees ...

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Report: Yankees hire Greg Colbrunn as minor league hitting coach

The Yankees finally filled the hitting coach position...just not in the Major Leagues. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Yankees have hired former Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn to be the hitting coach of the Single-A Charleston RiverDogs. Colbrunn previously worked with the RiverDogs from 2007 - 2012 before taking ...

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Report: Eric Hinske turns down Yankees hitting coach job

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Since Chili Davis was signed to a deal by the Red Sox and the Yankees decided Dave Magadan wasn't a proper fit for the organization, the team decided to call former Yankee Eric Hinske to see if he'd be interested in the position. Instead, Hinske turned down the offer of being the new hitting coach for ...

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AL East suffers another shake-up as Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

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Since 2008, when the Yankees would visit Tampa in order to play the Tampa Bay Rays or when the Rays came to the Bronx to face the Yankees, one of the constants was seeing the "Battle of Joe's": Joe Girardi vs. Joe Maddon. Well, that won't happen next year as the American League East has ...

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