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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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Yankees show interest in Dave Magadan as they search for a hitting coach

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With both the New York Yankees and the New York Mets in need of a hitting coach, they've both picked up the phone and had preliminary phone calls to Dave Magadan, asking if he had interest in the hitting coach position. “I have been called about that, it’s in the preliminary stages and that’s all I can say about ...

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Report: Mets, Blue Jays, Red Sox, Braves interested in Kevin Long

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Well, it looks like former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long won't be without a job for long. According to Mark Feinsand of The Daily News, Kevin Long has received interest from the New York Mets, the Toronto Blue Jays, the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves for a hitting coach position. Feinsand added the Pittsburgh Pirates, ...

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Yankees make shopping list for the offseason

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Imagine you enter the supermarket with a list in your hand, a piece of paper with a list of all the essentials you need. Now apply that analogy with Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees. It's not all that different; when you're at the supermarket, you're buying product goods and when you're Brian Cashman ...

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A week in review: Berra, Cashman, Headley, Kelleher, Long, Rodriguez, Teixeira, Qualifying Offers

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The second week of the offseason feature more action than last week; some news was surprising and some news was as to be expected. Here's the rundown of everything that happened this week. -- Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra's museum, located in Little Falls, New Jersey, was robbed, the thieves stealing several of Berra's World ...

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Cashman opens idea of having A-Rod play first base

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  With Alex Rodriguez returning from his year-long suspension at the age of 39 and Mark Teixeira continuously missing time due to injuries, Brian Cashman seemed to have the idea that whenever Teixeira is out of the lineup, the person they could turn to play first base...is A-Rod. “Joe Girardi talked to him about getting some work at first ...

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Cashman on Long, Kelleher, A-Rod and Robertson

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After Brian Cashman signed his three-year extension, more news came out of the organization where hitting coach Kevin Long and first-base coach Mick Kelleher were fired. Cashman followed with a conversation with the media, discussing the direction the team was heading, the situations on Alex Rodriguez and David Robertson and his reaction to the firing ...

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Yankees fire Kevin Long, won’t retain Mick Kelleher

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The signing of Brian Cashman does not end this eventful day, ladies and gentlemen. According to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News, the Yankees have fired hitting coach Kevin Long and have decided not to retain first-base coach Mick Kelleher. Last season, the strength and conditioning coach was the one to take the fall for a poor ...

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