Category Archives: Yankees News

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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Around The Diamond: Catcher

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With the World Series and the 2014 season coming to a close next week, I thought I would introduce a new series of posts that I'd like to call "Around The Diamond". Basically what we do is we take a position (catcher, first base, second base, etc.) and we evaluate the internal options or discuss whether ...

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Report: Kevin Long lands hitting coach job with New York Mets

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If you thought Kevin Long was going to be without a job for long, think again. Just less than two weeks after being fired by the New York Yankees, Kevin Long found a new hitting coach job in New York...he just has to take the 7 train. The New York Mets officially tweeted they had hired ...

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No Yankees among finalists for the 2014 Gold Gloves

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Rawlings made the announcements for the 2014 Gold Glove Awards, but you might be a little surprised to see none of the Yankees were finalists in any category. The Gold Gloves in my opinion aren't really given to the best fielder because let's face it, if that were the case, Brett Gardner would have one ...

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Ex-Yankee executive Trey Hillman discusses replacing Derek Jeter

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Trey Hillman, a former Yankees executive who recently took a job as the bench coach for the Houston Astros, offered an interesting Yankee tidbit in an interview with the Houston Chronicle, and it had to do with the Yankees new-found situation at shortstop. "I did three different trips scouting potential free agent shortstops to replace a ...

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Sabathia: Rodriguez ‘can come in and contribute’ in 2015

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Yesterday afternoon, CC Sabathia had a book signing at Barnes and Noble for his children's book "CC Claus" (I guess when you're out for the year, you have time to write a children's book) and as you figured, people asked him about his rehab from knee surgery. But the conversation took a slight turn when he ...

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