12:29 AM EDT, Thu October 23, 2014
Mid-day notes and links: Long, Hillman, draft class

Mid-day notes and links: Long, Hillman, draft class

A few mid-day notes and links: • The Mets are reportedly set to interview Kevin Long today. If Long were to move across town to become the hitting coach at Citi Field, it would setup an interesting reunion for Curtis Granderson, who had success with a mechanical change under Long’s guidance years ago. • Good […] The post Mid-day notes and links: Long, Hillman, draft class appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

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