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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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Mets to interview Kevin Long for hitting coach opening

The Yankees fired Kevin Long as their hitting coach two weeks ago

Spend Hal's Money: Hanley Ramirez

The Yankees went into last winter with a publicly stated goal of keeping their payroll below $189 million. They came out of it having committed more than $400 million for four new players. This winter, there are no such payroll limitations, at least to our knowledge, but there is still plenty of need. As since there is nothing more fun than playing with another guy's cash, we at ESPN New York will once again aid the Yankees' decision-makers with a little game we like to call, "Spend Hal's Money.

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Teixeira to appear on Mike & Mike tomorrow morning

This season, we all got a glimpse into Mark Teixeira’s personality — and possibly into his post-playing career — through the YES Network’s goofy but funny Foul Territory series. While Teixeira has a few years left on his Yankees contract, he seems to have some interest in pursuing some sort of broadcasting at some point, […] The post Teixeira to appear on Mike & Mike tomorrow morning appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
CC Sabathia talks about his new children's book

CC Sabathia talks about his new children's book "CC Claus: A Baseball Christmas Story"

CC Sabathia was doing some pitching of a different sort Tuesday at the Barnes and Noble on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The Yankees’ lefty was there to sign copies of his new children’s book “CC Claus: A Baseball Christmas Story.”
New York Daily News Oct 21, 2014
CC Sabathia says Alex Rodriguez ‘can come in and contribute’ to Yankees in 2015

CC Sabathia says Alex Rodriguez ‘can come in and contribute’ to Yankees in 2015

CC Sabathia says his troublesome knee feels good enough that he could be his old self again in 2015.

Yankees 1B Bird named AFL Player of the Week

One of the top hitting prospects in the Yankees organization has been named Player of the Week in the Arizona Fall League. Here’s the announcement with details from the AFL (with bonus information about a Royals pitching prospect): — Phoenix, Arizona — Scottsdale Scorpions 1B Greg Bird (Yankees) and Peoria Javelinas RHP Kyle Zimmer (Royals) […] The post Yankees 1B Bird named AFL Player of the Week appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 21, 2014
World Series 2014: 5 Giants or Royals who could win World Series MVP

World Series 2014: 5 Giants or Royals who could win World Series MVP

The World Series begins tonight and the matchup is chock full of narrative. Beyond just which teams wins the World Series, there is also the question of who will be crowned the series MVP.

Nixy’s going to the World Series (and other mid-day notes)

From The Associated Press — and various other outlets, but we’ll get the details from the AP — here’s a quick update on a familiar face. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Infielder Jayson Nix has been added to the Kansas City Royals’ active roster for the World Series against San Francisco in place of rookie […] The post Nixy’s going to the World Series (and other mid-day notes) appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 21, 2014

World Series 2014: What channel is Giants-Royals Game 1 on?

And when does it start? Find out that and more here
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 21, 2014
Are the Knicks, Yankees or Giants most popular in New York City? Facebook data will surprise you

Are the Knicks, Yankees or Giants most popular in New York City? Facebook data will surprise you

You might be surprised to find out which local team is most popular in New York City.

Sorting through Yankees arbitration and non-tender candidates

Yesterday, MLB Trade Rumors announced it’s typically reliable salary predictions for the seven Yankees who are arbitration eligible this winter. The MLBTR predictions aren’t fool-proof, and they aren’t necessarily exact, but over time we’ve learned that they tend to provide a pretty solid expectation for what an individual player stands to earn through offseason negotiations. […] The post Sorting through Yankees arbitration and non-tender candidates appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Spend Hal's Money: James Shields

This Yankees offseason has no $189 million goal, nor does it appear a half-billion-dollar spending spree is in the offing, but the team will likely make a few moves. As always, we like to be helpful at ESPN New York, so once again, we will aid the Yankees' decision-makers with a little game we like to call "Spend Hal's Money." James Shields#33 SPKansas City Royals2014 STATSGM34 W14 L8 BB44 K180 ERA3.21Today's candidate: James Shields Position: RHP Age: 33 in December Height: 6-foot-3 Weight: 215 2014 numbers: $13.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 21, 2014
Yankees and Mets to play spring training Subway Series in 2015

Yankees and Mets to play spring training Subway Series in 2015

The two teams used to play each other frequently in the spring but took a hiatus. Since 1996 they've only faced each other in 2012.

Yankees might find plenty worth watching in World Series

The World Series gets started tonight, and as you might have heard, the Yankees aren’t in it. But, it’s the World Series, so let’s all watch, shall we? Here are a few things about both the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals that the Yankees might find worth watching in the next week […] The post Yankees might find plenty worth watching in World Series appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

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