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Raul Ibanez not Interested in New York Yankees Hitting Coach Vacancy: Report
November 22nd, 2014 at 9:18 AM
Well, cross off another possible hitting coach candidate for the New York Yankees for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were interested in Raul Ibanez for the hitting coach job, which was vacated in early October after the team fired Kevin Long after seven years at the position, but as George King of the...

Joe Girardi Extremely Excited to Have Alex Rodriguez Back on Yankees for 2015 Season
November 11th, 2014 at 4:31 PM
Alex Rodriguez has gotten full support from three of the key veteran locker room leaders on the New York Yankees; Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia and Brett Gardner; as all three completely support and will welcome him back to the team for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Now it's A-Rod's manager Joe Girardi, who publicly expressed...

Raul Ibanez, Potential New York Yankees Hitting Coach Prospect, Now Candidate for Rays Manager Job
November 6th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
Raul Ibanez has some choices as far as what he wants to do for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** He could still try to find work as a part-time player, which is what he did for the Kansas City Royals this past season all the way through to the World Series, although they...

New York Yankees Have Contacted Raul Ibanez Regarding Interest in Hitting Coach Job
November 1st, 2014 at 12:10 AM
Just after the conclusion of the 2014 World Series, the New York Yankees wasted little time in getting in touch with Raul Ibanez about their opening for the hitting coach spot. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post reported on Friday that not only are the Yankees interested in Ibanez about...

New York Yankees Interested in Reunion with Royals’ Raul Ibanez for Hitting Coach Job: Report
October 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have gone almost an entire month without filling the void for their hitting coach spot; that is ever since they relieved Kevin Long of those duties earlier in the month after seven years with the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees appear to be waiting for the end of the...

Eric Hinske Turns Down Yankees Hitting Coach Job; Will Remain with Cubs as Coach
October 25th, 2014 at 1:08 AM
When Chili Davis decided to take the Boston Red Sox hitting coach job over the New York Yankees, the team then turned to a former player of theirs to see if he had any interest in it for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, Eric Hinske, who was a member of the...

New York Yankees Hire Former Red Sox’ Greg Colbrunn for Class-A Charleston Hitting Coach Job
October 25th, 2014 at 12:32 AM
After Chili Davis was hired by the Boston Red Sox and Dave Magadan was told he wouldn't be hired for the job, one of the potential candidates thought of for the New York Yankees hitting coach job was the guy that Davis was replacing in Boston; Greg Colbrunn. ***PHOTO1*** Colbrunn resigned as...

MLB Rumors: Could Joe Maddon’s Departure from Rays Lead Don Mattingly Back to the Yankees?
October 24th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
On Friday, the shocking news came down that Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the team and has effectively left the team immediately. ***PHOTO1*** With Maddon leaving the Rays, some have highly speculated on him possibly following Andrew Friedman, who was the Rays GM up until...

Boston Red Sox Kept Chili Davis Away from New York Yankees by Offering 3-Year Contract
October 24th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Chili Davis had narrowed his selection for a hitting coach position down to two teams; the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. In the end, Davis ended up choosing the Red Sox, while the Yankees continue their search for a new hitting coach in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** What was the ultimate deciding...

New York Mets Hire Former Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long to Same Position
October 23rd, 2014 at 6:19 PM
The New York Mets have found their new hitting coach and it is none other than former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long, the team announced on Thursday. The Mets' broke the news via Twitter: Official news! Kevin Long is the #Mets new hitting coach. pic.twitter.com/YvZVerJmLL — New York Mets (@Mets) October 23, 2014 Along...

New York Yankees Choose Gary Denbo as New Head of Minor League System
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:03 PM
After Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman left the team, the New York Yankees needed a new man to head their minor league system and have chosen Gary Denbo to take the role. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported the decision by the Yankees: Source: Gary Denbo...

Joe Torre Reacts to Idea That Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Might Be on Hot Seat
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:59 AM
It has been two full seasons since the New York Yankees have played meaningful games in October, but according to former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, that won't lead to current skipper Joe Girardi being on the hot seat anytime soon. ***PHOTO1*** Brendan Kuty of NJ.com shared the details of what...

New York Mets to Meet, Interview with Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Kevin Long will have an interview with one of the potential teams that were interested in him once he was fired as the New York Yankees hitting coach and he doesn't have to travel too far for the interview. ***PHOTO1*** Long will meet and interview with the New York Mets regarding their...

Joe Torre Doesn’t See Yankees Manager Joe Girardi on Hot Seat Anytime Soon
October 21st, 2014 at 9:11 AM
The New York Yankees have made the investment in going with Joe Girardi as their manager. Taking over in 2008, he's managed them to a World Series and two ALCS trips and last winter when he was a free agent, got rewarded with a four-year contract. ***PHOTO1*** Yet, the criticism is that...

Dave Magadan Won’t Become Yankees Hitting Coach; Chili Davis Chose Boston Over NY
October 20th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
The New York Yankees have notified Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan that he will not be the team's next hitting coach. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony McCarron of New York Daily News has the latest: Dave Magadan has been told by the Yankees he's not going to be their hitting coach. — Anthony McCarron (@AnthonyMcCarron) October...

MLB Rumors: Dave Magadan Likely Favorite for New York Yankees Hitting Coach Spot: Report
October 20th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
With Chili Davis officially getting the Boston Red Sox hitting coach job, it leaves one other potential candidate and the favorite now to become the New York Yankees hitting coach for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post has reported that Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan, who...

Former New York Yankees 1B Coach Mick Kelleher Retires from Baseball
October 20th, 2014 at 9:22 AM
Recently fired New York Yankees first base coach Mick Kelleher is hanging up his cleats and will no longer coach in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murty of WFAN reported the news, announcing that Kelleher was retiring after 46 years in baseball, 16 of which were spent with the Yankees' organization: Former NYY...

Boston Red Sox Hire Chili Davis as Hitting Coach; New York Yankees were Interested
October 20th, 2014 at 1:07 AM
You can cross off one of the bigger names that the New York Yankees wanted for their hitting coach job in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** On late Sunday afternoon, it was announced that the Boston Red Sox would be hiring former Oakland A's hitting coach Chili Davis to be their next hitting coach; as...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Very Close to Hiring a New Hitting Coach
October 17th, 2014 at 3:50 PM
How close are the New York Yankees to hiring a new hitting coach to replace the recently fired Kevin Long? ***PHOTO1*** The decision could come down before Tuesday, or right before the start of the World Series. One of the Yanks' candidates, Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan, gave a clue as to...

MLB Rumors: Chili Davis, New York Yankees Have Interview Set for Hitting Coach Job
October 15th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
Oakland Athletics hitting coach Chili Davis has been given permission to speak with both the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers about their vacant hitting coach positions. ***PHOTO1*** To take it a step further, the Yankees may already have an interview setup with the former Yankee. The great Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...