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

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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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Report: Yankees near decision for new hitting coach

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As the Yankees attempt to fill the holes within their organization, the search for a new hitting coach could soon come to an end. According to George A. King III of the New York Post, the Yankees are near a decision for a new hitting coach. Dave Magadan spoke to the media and said the Yankees ...

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Report: Yankees interested in Bichette, Thames and Rowson for hitting coach position

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As the Yankees continue searching for a hitting coach to replace the recently fired Kevin Long, their 'persons' of interest' list keeps on growing. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees have shown interest to Dante Bichette, Marcus Thames and James Rowson for the vacant hitting coach position. The team interviewed Dave Magadan for the ...

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Yankees Farmville Report: Not as disappointing as you might think

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In discussions about the Yankees farm system this year and last, there seems to be an emphasis on two things; injuries and busts. It is understandable too. Following prospects can be an extremely frustrating endeavor when expectations are placed too high. Part of the problem is the contents of scouting reports. When you start thinking about ...

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The 2016 All-Home-Grown Yankees

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Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...

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Prospects most likely to break the top 100 this season

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MILB.com just released their top 100 prospects, and three Yankees are on it; Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Slade Heathcott was missing from the list, but he deserves to be on it. This got me thinking about which Yankees prospects have a shot at breaking the top 100 this season. Slade Heathcott is ...

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Rumor: Dempster would not veto trade to Yankees

Ryan Dempster to the Yankees seems like it could be gaining steam and the biggest hurdle involved might be his no trade rights as a 10-5 player especially since he's already nixed one deal this offseason. However, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has reported that Dempster has already told the Cubs that he would agree to ...

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Some Yankees minor league notes

Yesterday was an off-day in the Yankees big league camp so Chad Jennings of the Journal News headed over to the minor league complex yesterday and gave us a solid update. Here are some of the highlights. Tyler Austin will play right field, not 1st or 3rd base like last year, for Staten Island this year. Mason ...

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