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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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Report: Yankees near decision for new hitting coach

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As the Yankees attempt to fill the holes within their organization, the search for a new hitting coach could soon come to an end. According to George A. King III of the New York Post, the Yankees are near a decision for a new hitting coach. Dave Magadan spoke to the media and said the Yankees ...

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Report: Yankees interested in Bichette, Thames and Rowson for hitting coach position

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As the Yankees continue searching for a hitting coach to replace the recently fired Kevin Long, their 'persons' of interest' list keeps on growing. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees have shown interest to Dante Bichette, Marcus Thames and James Rowson for the vacant hitting coach position. The team interviewed Dave Magadan for the ...

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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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