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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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Former Yankees Transitioning into New Roles, Teams

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With the Yankees currently in Cleveland for a four-game series, players and fans alike were able to get an up-close look at Nick Swisher donning an Indians uniform in Monday’s 11-6 win over the Tribe.  Swisher, now the starting first baseman in Cleveland, went 1-3 yesterday with two walks and a run scored.  With a ...

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Eric Hinske is Street

That's street, son!

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Yanks GM Cashman Addresses His Bench Decisions

After the Joba/Hughes debate the topic that we have focused on the most this offseason has probably been the state of the Yankees bench. It seems like it one spot on the Yankees that is always in flux and that was no different this offseason after they lost Eric Hinske, Jerry Hairston Jr., and Jose ...

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Yankees Miss Out, Eric Hinske Sings with Atlanta

According to Scott Miller of CBS Sports, the Atlanta Braves have signed a one-year deal with outfielder Eric Hinske pending a physical. It seems like the Yankees have let him go without putting up too much of a fight to keep him which is a shame.No he's not the best hitter and the Yankees probably can ...

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The Search for a Left Fielder

Brian Cashman has already come out saying that if they add a left fielder, it would be someone on the cheap - somewhere around $4 million dollars max.  That to me eliminates the following free agents from consideration: Matt Holliday, Jason Bay, and Johnny Damon.  Furthermore, John Heyman is also claiming that Mark DeRosa has ...

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10 Free Agents Yankees Could Still Sign

Hal Steinbrenner spoke at the press conference the Yankees held yesterday to formally announce the trade for Curtis Granderson and he let it be known that while they are extremely happy getting Granderson, they weren't done. Then they immediately went out and got Nick Johnson. This morning Buster Olney reminded us that even with Johnson the ...

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Outfield/DH Idea: Build a Platoon

In a previous post, I discussed Johnny Damon's relative value and suggested that perhaps the Yankees should let him go.  Of course, a quick scour of the outfield and DH options available via free agency though shows that there is little out there. The great thing about corner outfielders and DHs though, is that you can ...

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