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Yanks' Balkovec living 'American dream' with manager role

Jan. 12, 2022 16:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Balkovec is aware of the negativity in her social media feeds and tries to leave it there. Her sisters see it, too, and can't help but pass along certain disparaging reactions to her barrier-breaking journey. “It's hilarious to me," Balkovec said. "Because...

Yanks' Balkovec becomes 1st woman to manage MLB farm team

Jan. 11, 2022 18:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Balkovec became the first woman hired to manage a minor league affiliate of a Major League Baseball team when she was promoted Tuesday by the New York Yankees to dugout boss of the Low A Tampa Tarpons. The 34-year-old joined the Yankees organization as a...

AP sources: Yanks' Balkovec to be first female MiLB manager

Jan. 09, 2022 21:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are promoting Rachel Balkovec to manager of the Low A Tampa Tarpons, making her the first woman to skipper a team affiliated with Major League Baseball, according to two people familiar with the move. The people spoke to The Associated Press on...

AP sources: Yankees' Rachel Balkovec to manage Low A Tampa, will be first female skipper in MLB-affiliated league

Jan. 09, 2022 21:58 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — AP sources: Yankees' Rachel Balkovec to manage Low A Tampa, will be first female skipper in MLB-affiliated league.

Cone, Perez, Ravech replace A-Rod, Vasgersian on ESPN Sunday

Jan. 07, 2022 15:35 PM EST

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Former players David Cone and Eduardo Perez are joining Karl Ravech to form a new broadcast team for ESPN's “Sunday Night Baseball” telecasts. Alex Rodriguez, the scandal-tainted three-time MVP who had been on the telecasts during the past four seasons,...

AP source: Mets hiring hitting coach Chávez away from Yanks

Jan. 06, 2022 23:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets are set to hire Eric Chávez as hitting coach, luring him away from the crosstown Yankees as the team begins to put together a staff under new manager Buck Showalter. Chávez and the Mets have an agreement in place, according to a person familiar...

Tagovailoa leads Terps past Virginia Tech in Pinstripe Bowl

Dec. 29, 2021 22:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Taulia Tagovailoa raised the MVP trophy over his head as confetti fluttered around him and could only think, not of his near-flawless dominance in the Bronx, but of the words of his Maryland coach. The best is ahead. Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes...

MLB lockout has Yanks in dark on players coming off surgery

Dec. 22, 2021 13:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s lockout has left the New York Yankees unaware of how DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Hicks, Jameson Taillon and Darren O’Day are progressing following surgery. Hicks, rehabbing from a May 26 operation to repair a torn tendon sheath in his left wrist,...

Yankees finalize Boone's coaching staff for 2022

Dec. 21, 2021 18:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have finalized manager Aaron Boone's coaching staff for 2022, including new additions at hitting coach, first base coach and third base coach. Bench coach Carlos Mendoza, pitching coach Matt Blake and catching coordinator Tanner Swanson are back...

APNewsBreak: MLB payrolls drop 4%, back to 2015 level

Dec. 21, 2021 16:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball payrolls dropped 4% in 2021 compared to the league's last full season, and the $4.05 billion total was the lowest in a fully completed year since 2015. Falling payrolls have sparked the labor unrest that led to the sport's first work stoppage...