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Which former Yankees would make great hitting coaches?

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The New York Yankees fired their hitting coach Kevin Long after eight seasons in the organization yesterday afternoon and while the Yankees freed up a spot at the position, they now need to find someone else to replace Long. So, who could it be? I thought it would be interesting based on observation to play ...

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Sabathia optimistic on road to recovery

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CC Sabathia threw a bullpen session as if he was going to start today, leaving it all on the field while testing the his knee. The next stop for Sabathia is a live batting practice session in Tampa and hopefully he'll get to move onto facing hitters in a simulated game. “I got after it a little bit, ...

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Yankees to retire Torre’s number, to honor Gossage, Martinez and O’Neill

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The New York Yankees announced that 2014 Hall of Fame inductee Joe Torre will have his uniform No. 6 retired and that they will honor Rich "Goose" Gossage, Tino Martinez and Paul O'Neill with plaques in Monument Park as part of the Yankees recognition series. Bernie Williams will be honored by the Yankees in 2015. Martinez and Gossage will ...

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A Seinfeld-Themed Look at the 2013 MLB Season

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“You want to talk about hotels, or you want to win some baseball games?” George Costanza asked a youthful Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams in wake of the Yankees’ 1996 World Series win. “That is one magic loogie,” exclaimed Jerry as he discounted the inaccurate story of Keith Hernandez spitting on Kramer and Newman. “You know, George, ...

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YES MEN: The Yankees Broadcast Team 2012

Baseball announcers can sometimes be like a part of your team. We spend so much time listening to their descriptions and accounts of the game, their opinions and their stories that we equate their voices with the team on the field. The team may change from season to season, but many announcers are there in ...

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Classic Yankees: Paul O’Neill

George Steinbrenner gave him the nickname “The Warrior.” His last game at Yankee Stadium, Game 5 of the 2001 WS, was marked by fans chanting his name, reducing Paul O’Neill to tears. His arrival, along with that of Jimmy Key and Wade Boggs in 1993, helped end a streak of four consecutive losing seasons. By bringing ...

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Paul O’Neill To Increase Time on YES

Via Neil Best of Newsday: [Paul O'Neill] has been popular among viewers since he started broadcasting soon after retiring. But he has determinedly refused to make it a full-time second career. There was too much catching up to do on family time back home near Cincinnati and too little taste for ...

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Read: Orioles Similar to Early 90’s Yankees to Showalter

Via the NY Post: Maybe it is not a mirror image, but Buck Showalter admits becoming manager of the Orioles feels a bit like when he once became manager of the Yankees. "It does [resemble it] a little bit," Showalter said yesterday in The Bronx. "[There are] some similarities."Showalter has returned to the AL East after a ...

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