The New York Yankees have a new bench coach for the 2020 season. Who is he?
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The New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets of the National League.
The Yankees Coaching Staff
The New York Yankees coaching staff is made up of the following members:
-Manager: Aaron Boone
-Bench Coach: Josh Bard
-Hitting Coach: Marcus Thames
-Pitching Coach: Larry Rothschild
-First Base Coach: Tony Pena
-Third Base Coach/Infield Instructor: Phil Nevin
-Bullpen Coach: Michael Harkey
The New York Yankees are currently in first place in the American League East with a record of 91-71.
The Yankees Bench Coach
The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City; the other club is the National League (NL)’s New York Mets. The Yankees began play in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orioles (no relation to the modern Baltimore Orioles). In 1903, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it ceased operations and moved it to New York City, rename
Who is the Yankees Bench Coach?
The Yankees bench coach is a member of the coaching staff for the New York Yankees baseball team. The bench coach works with the manager to make sure the team is prepared for each game. He also works with the players on their batting and fielding skills.
The current Yankees Bench Coach is Aaron Boone. He was hired on December 14, 2017 by the New York Yankees. Prior to joining the Yankees, Boone was an analyst and commentator for ESPN. He also played Major League Baseball for 12 seasons.
Josh Bard is currently the Yankees Bench Coach. He was born on November 30, 1977, in Ithaca, New York. Bard played college baseball at Texas Tech University. He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the second round of the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft. Bard made his Major League debut with the Rockies in 2002. He played for the San Diego Padres from 2004-2008. Bard also played for the Washington Nationals and Cleveland Indians. He retired from playing baseball in 2011. After retirement, Bard became a coach. He was the bullpen coach for the Indians from 2013-2017. Bard has been the Yankees Bench Coach since 2018.
Tony Peña is in his first season as the Yankees’ bench coach. He rejoined the Yankees after serving as the first-base coach for the Boston Red Sox from 2014-17. Prior to his time with the Red Sox, Peña spent four seasons (2010-13) as the manager of the Cleveland Indians.
The Yankees bench coach is currently Rob Thomson.