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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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Where is the Yankees offense?

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After watching the Yankees for the past week and a half, you'd probably expect to see this on a milk carton in a desperate attempt to find the offense: Missing: New York Yankees Offense Reward: $10,000 If found, please return to 1 East 161st Street, River Avenue But all jokes aside, the Yankees offense has pretty much been missing ...

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Morning Notes and Links: Long, Rodriguez, Wheeler

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I know I usually start off every morning writing a small recap before tonight's game, but I wanted to put up some links that I didn't get a chance to cover yesterday since there was other news coming out of the organization (CC Sabathia's rehab start). -- Kevin Long spoke to the media following yesterday's loss ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury hopes to break out of slump with Kevin Long’s help

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It's not much of a secret Jacoby Ellsbury has been struggling at the plate. In fact, I think the 5-for his last-52 at-bats can tell the story. With Ellsbury struggling at the plate and not giving the Yankees the offense they signed him for, Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long looked at some tape for almost ...

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Word war over Long’s comments about Cano

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Two days ago, Kevin Long made comments about ex-Yankee Robinson Cano and his lack of hustle to first base. The comments didn't sit well with new Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon as he basically told Long to keep his comments to himself. "Last time I checked, I didn't know that Kevin Long was the spokesman for ...

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