Tagged: ‘Kevin Long’

Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Says His Successor was a Scapegoat
October 20th, 2015 at 3:34 PM
Kevin Long, the New York Yankees' hitting coach from 2007-2014 who currently holds the same position with the New York Mets, says his old team fired his successor, Jeff Pentland, for the wrong reasons. Pentland was let go after one season because the Yankees did not hit down the stretch...

New York Mets HC Kevin Long Says He Pays Attention to Son, not Yankees
March 19th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long is paying attention to his new employer, the New York Mets, not his old one—except when it comes to his son Jaron Long. ***PHOTO1*** Long was hired by the Mets during the offseason after the Yankees let him go. Since then, Long has been...

Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long Voices Frustration with Yankees for Being Fired
January 17th, 2015 at 9:27 PM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long was none too happy about being fired by his old club as he prepares to embark on his new job as the hitting coach of the Mets. ***PHOTO1*** After a horrid season offensively, the Yankees decided to part ways with Long, who was the...

New York Yankees Won’t Decide on Hitting, 1st Base Coach Until January, According to Brian Cashman
December 23rd, 2014 at 1:22 PM
The New York Yankees still have two coaching vacancies to fill for the 2015 season; hitting coach and 1st base coach. Those jobs became available when Kevin Long was fired and Mick Kelleher retired. ***PHOTO1*** The first base coach job has not garnered as much attention for the Yankees as the hitting...

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...