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Kevin Long, New York Yankees Explain What Biggest Problem on Offense Is
August 16th, 2014 at 9:35 AM
The New York Yankees offense again failed to produce any runs on Friday night after a 5-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. ***PHOTO1*** New York has one of the worst offenses in baseball, and because of that the return of Michael Pineda and eventually Masahiro Tanaka won't do...

New York Yankees: Evidence Brian Mccann is Busting Out of His Slump
July 19th, 2014 at 7:32 AM
New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann contributed to the team's 4-3 over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night with an RBI double and it seems the backstop is finally busting out of his slump. ***VIDEO1*** McCann's average still sits at a lackluster .239, but over the course of July, McCann has raised...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Reacts to Team’s Offensive Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of a season-long slump that has reached epic proportions and hitting coach Kevin Long reacted to those issues on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Long and the players are not blind to their struggles and he says the guys in the...

New York Yankees’ Hitting Coach: Brian McCann’s Struggles More Mental than Physical
June 27th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
It hasn't been the perfect start for Brian McCann's career with the New York Yankees in 2014. ***VIDEO1*** McCann was signed to a five-year, $85 million deal after spending the first part of his career with the Atlanta Braves and many thought McCann would be a force in the middle of the...

New York Yankees: Kevin Long Getting Too Much Blame?
June 9th, 2014 at 6:23 AM
A Major League Baseball team can't hit, there are no answers and it seems the only thing left to do is to fire the hitting coach, right? Well that seems to be the wave of sentiment in the New York Yankees Universe these days because a team filled with high-priced bats...

Seattle Mariners Manager Lloyd McClendon Responds to Coments on Robinson Cano
February 18th, 2014 at 3:49 PM
On Monday, New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long made it very clear that he and the other coaches on the staff did not appreciate Robinson Cano's apparent lack of hustle during games. ***VIDEO1*** The former Yankee, now Seattle Mariners second basemen bolted the Bronx after nine years to sign with Seattle...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Didn’t Appreciate Robinson Cano’s Lack of Hustle
February 17th, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Ever since departing from the New York Yankees to sign a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, Robinson Cano has taken a beating from the fans all over that he left 3,000 miles behind. People feel that instead of playing for championships, a legacy and maybe a chance for...

New York Yankees Third Baseman Kevin Youkilis: “I’ll Always Be a Red Sox”
February 14th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the beginning of spring training always commences with pitchers and catchers reporting, position players also begin their process, albeit separately, and then link up with the rest of the team to fully begin training camp. While shortstop Derek Jeter is one of the more prominent names down in Tampa early...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman: Alex Rodriguez Could Be Sidelined All of 2013
January 25th, 2013 at 5:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Following surgery on a balky left hip January 16, the speculation regarding a timetable for a return on All-Star third baseman Alex Rodriguez went rampant.  The best timetable up until now has been from the most reputable source, Dr. Bryan Kelly, the man who performed the surgery.  However, as Kelly estimated...

Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Getting to Work Early; Starting with Kevin Youkilis
January 15th, 2013 at 2:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the memory of a surprising power outage from the 2012 postseason prevalent, hitting coach Kevin Long plans on getting down to Tampa not too long after the first of pitchers and catchers report for training camp.  In an interview with Dan Martin of the New York Post, Long described...

New York Yankees Coach Kevin Long Hitting the Road for Some Pre-Camp Sessions
November 28th, 2011 at 8:13 AM
New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long is starting to review his itinerary for his off season visits to Yankee players. Some times the list is long, but this year he has two main pupils who require some much needed attention.  Long spoke to the Bergen Record regarding Alex Rodriguez and Mark...

New York Yankees’ Batting Coach Kevin Long Gets the Most Out of His Players
May 18th, 2011 at 7:20 PM
New York Yankees batting coach Kevin Long has been involved in baseball for a long time. New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (13) speaks with coach Kevin Long (54) during batting practice before the start of an MLB spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Tampa, Florida, March...