Tagged: ‘Marcus Thames’

New York Yankees Announce Entire Coaching Staff for 2016; Mike Harkey Returns as Bullpen Coach
November 17th, 2015 at 8:08 AM
On Monday night, the New York Yankees announced their entire coaching staff for the upcoming 2016 season with some changes to the staff. ***PHOTO1*** Joe Girardi will of course return as the manager for his ninth season at the helm. Rob Thomson will be the bench coach, Larry Rothchild will be the...

New York Yankees New Hitting Head Coach Sweet on Alex Rodriguez
November 4th, 2015 at 3:33 PM
Alex Rodriguez has been playing professional baseball for over 20 years. Let that sink in. The 6'3", 225 pound designated hitter from right here in New York turned 40 this year, putting him among the oldest players in Major League Baseball. A-Rod sat out all of the 2014 season, leaving...

Marcus Thames Leaving Class-AA Trenton to Join Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre as Hitting Coach
January 9th, 2015 at 11:38 AM
UPDATE (11:40 a.m.): Marcus Thames will not be joining the New York Yankees coaching staff, as he will be taking the hitting coach position for the Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre RailRiders as their hitting coach. ***PHOTO2*** So, you can cross him off the Yankees coaching staff for the hitting coach or assistant hitting coach position. End...

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...

Marcus Thames Calls It a Day, Hired as Yankees Minor League Hitting Coach
January 11th, 2013 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** While no formal announcement has been made, former Yankees outfielder Marcus Thames has retired from baseball.  Subsequently, he has been hired by the Yankees to serve as hitting coach for their High-A affiliate in Tampa.  Thames would mash 115 round-trippers in over 10 seasons in the majors and ends his...