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Marcus Thames joins Yankees as a minor league hitting coach

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Former Yankee Marcus Thames announced his retirement last week, but he won't be away from baseball for long as the High-A Tampa Yankees announced that he will be their next hitting coach. Thames, who was drafted by the Yankees in the 30th round of the 1996 draft, played in the majors for parts of 10 seasons ...

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Yankees Sign Marcus Thames

The Yankees have signed 34-year-old outfielder/DH Marcus Thames, who was recently released by the Dodgers, to a minor league contract, according to George King of the NY Post. He will workout in Tampa before he is assigned to Triple-A Scranton. Not sure where exactly the Yankees plan on using him. Thames is technically an outfielder ...

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Marcus Thames Signs with Dodgers

The Dodgers have reached an agreement with Marcus Thames who served as a OF/DH for the Yankees on what is presumably a one-year deal according to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. Thames, 34 by the start of the season, was signed by the Yankees last year to be a right handed outfielder. Very ...

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Japanese Team Interested in Marcus Thames

Via the NPB Tracker, Sponichi is reporting that Japanese team, the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, are interested in signing Marcus Thames. Thames, 33, had to sign a minor league contract with the Yankees last season just to find work in America. After putting up a 122 OPS+ last season he probably wouldn't have to go through ...

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Yankees News: Rotation is Set, Cliff Lee’s Hat, Teixeira’s Thumb, and More

After another day off, the Yankees and Rangers go back at it with one of the winningest playoff pitchers of all-time in Andy Pettitte going up against one of the hottest playoff pitchers today in Cliff Lee. Here are some notes: Yankees GM Brian Cashman said there is "no wiggle room" in reguards to changing ...

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Yankees News: Lineup Notes, Dirty Hats, and Heathcott

CC Sabathia takes the mound against C.J. Wilson, we'll have recaps tonight, in game one of the ALCS. Here are some notes: Against the lefty the Yankees are still going with Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner. Marcus Thames is also in the lineup tonight at DH. The Rangers have geared up for the ...

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Yankees News: Burnett, Swisher, and Thames

So the Rangers finally finished off the Rays last night so the Yankees will fly over to Texas to prepare for the ALCS that will start on Friday. Here are some notes: Just a reminder, A.J. Burnett, Javier Vazquez, and Chad Gaudin will all participate in a simulated game today. The Yankees are hoping that ...

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Yankees Notes: A-Rod, Kearns, Golson, Vazquez, and the Lineup

The Yankees have Phil Hughes on the mound this afternoon as they go for the sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays and their 9th consecutive victory overall. Here are some notes: Alex Rodriguez will be activated this afternoon. He will play third and hit cleanup. Marcus Thames got the start in right field yesterday when ...

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