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  1. Should Kevin Long be fired? Long answers

    Andrew Marchand

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With the New York Yankees' offense awful this season, a popular game for many Bombers fans on Twitter and the rest of the Internet is to demand for hitting coach Kevin Long to be fired. With this in mind, I spoke with Long to ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Injury Report: Beltran to tee and toss

    Andrew Marchand

    ST. LOUIS -- Nothing too earth-shattering on the injury update front so we'll keep it short and sweet. * Carlos Beltran (bone spurs) will progress to tee and toss with hitting coach Kevin Long on Thursday. * Shawn Kelley (back) will throw a bul...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  3. Long: I wasn't malicious

    Andrew Marchand

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The Kevin Long-Robinson Cano "dog" story got new legs on Tuesday when Jerry Crasnick spoke with Lloyd McClendon. Long reacted to McClendon's reaction, in which the Mariners' manger mocked Long for acting like a "hitting guru" in hi...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  4. Brendan Ryan talks about backing up Derek Jeter of New York Yanke...

    Andrew Marchand

    When the name of Derek Jeter's backup, Brendan Ryan, appears in the New York Yankees' lineup this season, Ryan knows fans will be unhappy.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  5. All the coaches returning

    Andrew Marchand

    As expected, all of Joe Girardi's coaches are returning for 2014. Yankees GM Brian Cashman pretty much said they would after the season and now it is official. Fans like to carp about Kevin Long -- it comes with being the hitting coach job -- but...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  6. First Pitch: Cano's show

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- The Yankee who takes the most extra batting practice is Robinson Cano. On most days, four hours or more before first pitch, Cano is out on the field, taking pitches from hitting coach Kevin Long. They do one drill in which they place a ba...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  7. Pineda continues to look good

    Andrew Marchand

    While the big news on Monday is Mark Teixeira likely going back on the DL and Brian Cashman taking a major dig at his hitting coach, Kevin Long, there were -- as always -- some injury updates as well. * Michael Pineda will pitch Thursday in ...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  8. Brian Cashman leaning toward putting Mark Teixeira on DL

    Andrew Marchand

    Slumping Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could be heading back to the disabled list.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  9. Yankees interest in Bill Hall?

    Andrew Marchand

    The Yankees are talking to Bill Hall about a minor league contract, according to Ken Rosenthal. Hall is apparently buddies with CC Sabathia and works out with hitting coach Kevin Long in the offseason. In 10 seasons, Hall is a career .248 hitter. ...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  10. Update on coaching staff: No update

    Andrew Marchand

    Brian Cashman said that the Yankees are in "player-focus mode" now. Thus, he said they haven't finalized their coaching staff yet. We know that hitting coach Kevin Long and pitching coach Larry Rothschild have contracts so they are expected to ret...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  11. Video: Bombers Beat

    Andrew Marchand

    In this week's Bombers Beat, Andrew Marchand speaks with Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long. He also discusses Derek Jeter's rank among all of MLB shortstops and Ivan Nova's spot in the rotation....

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  12. New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson using lessons learned from Ke...

    Andrew Marchand

    Curtis Granderson's swing is evidence that Kevin Long deserves a raise.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2010
  13. New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano's Home Run Derby pa...

    Andrew Marchand

    With New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and hitting coach Kevin Long concerned about the long term impact of participating in the Home Run Derby, second baseman Robinson Cano gave some leeway that he could decide not to swing for the fences.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  14. Mark Teixeira meets with New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Lon...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira met with hitting coach Kevin Long after his disastrous game on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2010
  15. "The worm is turning" on Tex

    Andrew Marchand

    Mark Texiera enters tonight at .143, but hitting coach Kevin Long says he has "no concern whatsoever" that Teixeira will not snap out of it. "I can see the worm turning," Long said. Long admitted that Teixeira annual poor April could be psychol...

    Blog | April 28, 2010
  16. Cash: Tex, Youk expected on Friday

    Andrew Marchand

    Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis will return to the lineup Friday against the first-place Red Sox, Yankees GM Brian Cashman said Thursday night. "As long as they wake up and feel good, they'll be here and be ready to go," Cashman told Ian O'Connor...

    Blog | May 30, 2013