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Dave Eiland: James Shields can handle big stage with Yankees

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The Yankees are most likely going to be looking for a starting pitcher during the offseason, and while the big names on the market are Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, James Shields isn't that far behind. Shields has been dominant for the Kansas City Royals this season and he could be looking for a new ...

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Dave Eiland Goes to Work for Tampa Rays

Via Joel Sherman of the NY Post: Rays haven't announced it, but I have heard they hired former Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland to work in an executive capacity. So Eiland hooks on with the team that he last played for during his major league career. He's also closer to where he lives in Florida which means ...

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Eiland Blasts ESPN NY Report As “Simply Not True”

Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: The ESPNNewYork.com report cited "a person with knowledge of the relationship" as saying that Eiland felt his opinions were "de-emphasized" after he rejoined the team in late June. Eiland told the Daily News Saturday that the report couldn't have been further from the truth. "That's absolutely ridiculous and simply not ...

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ESPN Report: Rift Between Girardi and Eiland Began in June

Via Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York: While Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he had no prior knowledge that pitching coach Dave Eiland would be fired following the season, a person with knowledge of the relationship between Eiland and Girardi said it went south after Eiland returned from his near-month long personal leave of absence in ...

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Cashman & Girardi Talk Yankees Future

Here are some notes via Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger from a conference call with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi this afternoon. Girardi never really thought about leaving the Yankees. He thinks that CC Sabathia's knee may have caused some mechanical issues. Girardi said he may tinker with the lineup next year. He ...

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Yankees Rumors: Team Not Interested in Mazzone, Harkey Could Get Coaching Job

Via George King of the NY Post: Although former Braves and Orioles pitching coach Leo Mazzone was campaigning to be Eiland's replacement on the radio yesterday, there is no interest from the Yankees. They believed Mazzone used them as leverage against the Orioles, the team he joined following the 2005 season. There is a belief inside the ...

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Yankees Pitching Coach Dave Eiland Had to Go

In the fallout of the Yankees firing their pitching coach Dave Eiland there seems to be a fair amount of people who have labeled him a scapegoat as if he somehow deserved to stay. That isn't the case, in some ways Eiland was the biggest problem the 2010 Yankees faced. Eiland joined the team at the end ...

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No Other Changes To Yankees Coaching Staff Expected

Via Marc Carig of The Star Ledger: Girardi on WFAN says he doesn't expect more changes on staff, though they are all up contract wise: "I wouldn't necessarily think so." All of the coaches are technically free agents, this news just means that the Yankees will offer them all contracts. It is possible that they ...

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