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Tag Archives: Gil Patterson
No big news today so we'll start with Derek Jeter. Yesterday I mentioned that he could start the season on the DL and that looks even more likely today. Jeter is done playing in Grape Fruit League games and if he does play again before the season starts it'll be with one of the minor league ...
The Yankees seem to be in the middle of an overhaul among the coaches they've chosen to produce their minor league pitchers. Back in September they fired longtime pitching guru Billy Connors and now they have reassigned minor league pitching coordinator Nardi Contreras and replaced him with Gil Patterson, according to the New York Post. The Yankees have liked Patterson, who ...
Via the NY Post: Cashman spent a second day speaking with candidates for the vacancy yesterday, although he will not reveal whom he interviewed. The known contenders for the job are bullpen coach Mike Harkey, Triple-A pitching coach Scott Aldred and Gil Patterson. I'm not sure the reason for the secrecy. On Thursday they interviewed both Harkey ...
Via Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger: Cashman interviewed [Mike Harkey] and [Gil Patterson] for the pitching coach opening. But he expects there to be a larger pool of candidates. These were the first two interviews the Yankees have conducted for their vacant pitching coach job. We know that Scott Aldred, their current triple-A pitching coach is ...
Via Sam Borden of the Journal News: Hearing that the current plan is for Yankees to interview Gil Patterson for their pitching coach opening on Thursday. As far as we know this is the first interview the Yankees are conducting for their pitching coach. Patterson is a former Yankees minor league instructor and currently works in the ...
Via Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News: White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper, who was apparently the Yankees' top choice to succeed Dave Eiland and was believed to have wanted to return to his native New York, was denied permission by the White Sox to talk to the Yankees about the position. Ex-Yankee Gil Patterson, ...
Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News: Gil Patterson, who pitched for the Yankees in 1977 and coached in their system in 2005-06, will interview for the vacant pitching coach position. Bullpen coach Mike Harkey and Triple-A pitching coach Scott Aldred are among the other candidates also being considered for the position. The A's granted permission for ...