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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi talk A-Rod, Robertson and more

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi spoke to the media during the second day of the Winter Meetings and of course, the topics that came up were ex-Yankee David Robertson, Alex Rodriguez and if the Yankees were pursuing Jon Lester and Max Scherzer. -- Brian Cashman said the Yankees were never going to sign both Andrew Miller ...

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A week in review: Gardner, Gregorius, Headley, Miller, Robertson and Thames

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After the Yankees were almost non-existent last week, they showed signs of life, making a trade and signing a big name arm off the free agent market. The Yankees also confirmed they wouldn't trade one of their bats away, they made a few non-tender moves and they're slowing down the pursuit of their former third ...

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Hot Stove: Yankees hire Marcus Thames as assistant hitting coach

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The Yankees haven't hired their new hitting coach yet, but they did hire the assistant. According to Matt Kardos, a beat writer for the Trenton Thunder, the Yankees have hired former Thunder hitting coach and ex-Yankee Marcus Thames to be the assistant hitting coach to the big league ball club. The minor league players praised Thames's ...

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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 MagadanĀ 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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