The New York Yankees have a new hitting coach for the 2019 season, and his name is Marcus Thames. Thames is a former Major League Baseball player who spent most of his career with the Yankees. He’s also been a coach in the Yankees’ organization for a few years.
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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 National League’s (NL) New York Mets. The Yankees began play in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orioles (no relation to the modern Baltimore Orioles team), under new ownership that bought the bankrupt team in 1903. In 1913, Frank Farrell and Bill Devery purchased the franchise after it folded and moved it to New York City, renaming it the New York Highlanders. The Highlanders were officially renamed as the “Yankees” in 1913. The team is owned by Yankee Global Enterprises, an LLC controlled by the family of George Steinbrenner, who purchased self-control of then-jobbing crew for $12 million dollars back in 1973. The team has had some success lately, winning their 27th World Series championship 2019, led by executive general manager Brian Cashman and manager Aaron Boone
One name you might not know associated with this historic team is Marcus Thames, who is currently their hitting coach.
The New York Yankees’ Hitting Coach is also responsible for helping to develop and implement hitting strategy for the team. They also work with individual hitters to help them improve their batting technique and approach.
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees are a Major League Baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City, New York. They compete in the American League East division. The Yankees are one of two Major League teams in New York City; the other team is the Mets.
The hiring of Eric Hinske as the New York Yankees’ new hitting coach was a controversial move by the team. Some people feel that Hinske is not qualified for the job, while others believe that he will be a good addition to the coaching staff. Only time will tell if Hinske is the right man for the job, but he will certainly have his work cut out for him in trying to improve the Yankees’ offense.