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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 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...

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Mets Both Interested in Texas Rangers Hitting Coach Dave Magadan
October 14th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
You can add another name to the list of potential hitting coaches that the New York Yankees are looking at; although it looks like they may get some competition for his services. ***PHOTO1*** George King and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday that both the Yankees along with...

New York Yankees Don’t Have Deal in Place Yet for Former Mets GM Omar Minaya
October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Monday night, word came down that the New York Yankees were giving strong consideration to hiring former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya to assume one of the team's front office positions. ***PHOTO1*** Despite Minaya and Yankees current general manager Brian Cashman being very good friends and still keeping close...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Considering Hiring Former Mets GM Omar Minaya for Front Office Position
October 13th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
Brian Cashman has been known to help out his fellow general manager friends when they need jobs in the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Towers worked with the Yankees for a season after being relieved from the San Diego Padres, as does Jim Hendry when he was fired from the Chicago Cubs; Hendry still...

MLB Rumors: Kevin Long in Talks with Mets, Blue Jays, Braves About Hitting Coach Jobs
October 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long wasn't expecting to stay out of work for very long after being fired as the team's hitting coach this past Friday. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, he's not only getting interest, he's got multiple teams interested in him for their vacated hitting coach spots,...

Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Comments on Future Plans
October 13th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Many inside the New York Yankees Universe couldn't imagine teams actually wanting former hitting coach Kevin Long after the team's abysmal offensive season in 2014, but that clearly isn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Experts around the league say Long, who was let go by the Yankees last Friday, is well-respected by Major League...

Chris Young Talks About New York Yankees and Potential Return in 2015
October 11th, 2014 at 9:12 AM
The New York Yankees got an unexpected spark from a late-season acquisition after they signed Chris Young to a minor-league deal when rosters expanded back in September. ***PHOTO1*** Young, who had spent the majority of the season as a major disappointment with the New York Mets, needed a fresh start after hitting...

Former Yankees’ Bobby Abreu Gets Hit in Final At-Bat in Mets 8-3 Victory Vs. Astros (Video)
September 28th, 2014 at 11:46 PM
While at Fenway Park, Derek Jeter was taking the final at-bats of his career, another former Yankees player was also taking the final swings of his career as well. ***VIDEO1*** In Sunday's season and home finale for the New York Mets against the Houston Astros, former Yankees right fielder Bobby Abreu also...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young: Citi Field Definitely Prevented Some Home Runs for Me
September 14th, 2014 at 9:12 AM
When the New York Yankees signed Chris Young last month, he was fresh off a release from the New York Mets where he was hitting just .208 and had eight home runs in 254 at-bats. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far with the Yankees and in 25 at-bats, Young is hitting .400 with three home...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young’s Picture Still on Mets’ Tickets After Release
September 13th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Chris Young has been lighting the world on fire since joining the New York Yankees, but before that he was a member of the New York Mets and wasn't doing so well. Because of his failures in Flushing, the Mets dropped Young and allowed the Yankees to pick him up. Even...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young: Signing Wasn’t to Get Back at Mets, Just Trying to Help
September 11th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
On Wednesday night, Chris Young looked like the guy that the New York Mets were hoping for when they signed him to a one-year, $7.5 million deal in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Except, it's not with the New York Mets he's looking like that guy, but instead, the New York Yankees, who signed...

Breaking Down New York Yankees 2015 Schedule Released by Major League Baseball
September 8th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
You never want to start looking at next season's schedule before the current season is finished, but with the way the New York Yankees are playing in 2014, it may not be too early. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Baseball released the schedules of all teams for next season on Monday, which can be...

Chris Young Reacts to Playing for New York Yankees and Mets in Same Season
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:34 AM
Chris Young was one of eight players to be called-up for September, and he spoke to the media upon his promotion to the big leagues from the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Young has the rare opportunity to play for both New York teams in a single season as he spent the majority...

New York Yankees Sign Former New York Mets CF Chris Young to Minor League Deal
August 28th, 2014 at 1:17 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Yankees took a flier on a possible outfield option that may be able to help them once the rosters expand next month. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN reported that the Yankees have signed former New York Mets center fielder Chris Young to a...

MLB Trade Rumors: Mets Place Curtis Granderson on Revocable Waivers; Unlikely to Be Dealt
August 8th, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Former New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson has been placed on revocable waivers by the New York Mets in his first season in Flushing. ***VIDEO1*** Adam Rubin and Jayson Stark of ESPN.com are reporting the move by the Mets, which makes Granderson available to be claimed by any team in Major League...

New York Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano from Colorado Rockies for Cash Considerations
July 24th, 2014 at 7:33 PM
The New York Yankees starting rotation is currently stacked heavily with right-handed pitching due to CC Sabathia out for the season and Vidal Nuno being traded this past month. ***VIDEO1*** The team changed that on Thursday night just after their 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers, as the Yankees acquired lefty Chris...

New York Mets’ Matt Harvey Gives Advice to Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka on Dealing with Elbow Injury
July 11th, 2014 at 9:36 AM
Last year, Matt Harvey lit the entire world and especially the New York Mets world last season when he emerged onto the scene and became the ace pitcher the entire organization was expecting, and even started the 2013 All Star Game for the National League. ***VIDEO1*** Sound a bit farmiliar? If yes,...

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...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran to Visit Dr. James Andrews Regarding Elbow Injury
May 19th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
Whenever you hear a baseball player is going to visit world renown orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, it's usually never a good sign. ***VIDEO1*** Unfortunately for New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran, that's the case for the elbow injury he suffered last week and landed him on the disabled list with bone...