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Tag Archives: Mike Harkey
Well, it looks like there's another hole for the New York Yankees to fill. According to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News, Yankees bullpen coach Mike Harkey is reportedly leaving the Yankees to be the pitching coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Considering that earlier in the offseason the Yankees granted Harkey permission to talk to the Diamondbacks ...
It wasn't much of a shock or a surprise but the Yankees made it official today that Joe Girardi's coaching staff will return for the 2014 season. Brian Cashman proclaimed during his end of the year presser that if he signed Girardi, he'd like to have the coaching staff back as well. Here is the ...
Via the NY Post: Cashman spent a second day speaking with candidates for the vacancy yesterday, although he will not reveal whom he interviewed. The known contenders for the job are bullpen coach Mike Harkey, Triple-A pitching coach Scott Aldred and Gil Patterson. I'm not sure the reason for the secrecy. On Thursday they interviewed both Harkey ...
Via Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger: Cashman interviewed [Mike Harkey] and [Gil Patterson] for the pitching coach opening. But he expects there to be a larger pool of candidates. These were the first two interviews the Yankees have conducted for their vacant pitching coach job. We know that Scott Aldred, their current triple-A pitching coach is ...
Via George King of the NY Post: [CC Sabathia] has no idea who the next Yankees pitching coach will be. But he does have a suggestion. "I think [Mike] Harkey did a good job filling in [for Dave Eiland]," Sabathia said. "I'd like to see him get an opportunity." Harkey, the bullpen coach who acted as pitching ...
Via Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News: White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper, who was apparently the Yankees' top choice to succeed Dave Eiland and was believed to have wanted to return to his native New York, was denied permission by the White Sox to talk to the Yankees about the position. Ex-Yankee Gil Patterson, ...
Via Sweeny Murti of WFAN: Mike Harkey being given serious consideration as new pitching coach. Good relationships with Sabathia and Burnett among others. It does sound like Harkey is the favorite. He's been with manager Joe Girardi since his time with the Marlins and there are already rumors that Staten Island Yankees manager Josh Paul would replace ...
Here are some notes via Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger from a conference call with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi this afternoon. Girardi never really thought about leaving the Yankees. He thinks that CC Sabathia's knee may have caused some mechanical issues. Girardi said he may tinker with the lineup next year. He ...