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  1. Notes: K. Long: 'We've got to turn it around'

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- In case you hadn't heard, the Yankees aren't hitting, so of course the focus turns to hitting coach Kevin Long, who is supposed to have some magic formula to turn the season-long offensive swoon around. This is a product of The Boss Er...

    Blog | July 02, 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. Robinson Cano joins Seattle Mariners in spring training

    Jerry Crasnick

    Robinson Cano stepped on a baseball field as a Seattle Mariner for the first time Tuesday with high expectations, the demands that a $240 million contract can bring and a piece of personal grooming that never was part of his grab bag in New York.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  5. Lloyd McClendon rips New York Yankees coach Kevin Long for Robins...

    Jerry Crasnick

    New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said Kevin Long should keep his opinions to himself two days after the New York Yankees hitting coach criticized Robinson Cano for his unwillingness to run out routine ground balls while in the Bronx.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Lack of hustle or no, Yanks will miss Cano

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- There's an expression for what the Yankees appear to be trying to do to Robinson Cano now that he has left them for the more lucrative expanses of Seattle: That dog won't hunt. For the better part of nine years, no one connected to ...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  8. New York Yankees wanted Robinson Cano to hustle more -- Kevin Lon...

    Robinson Cano is no longer with the New York Yankees, but hitting coach Kevin Long says he is still bothered by the fact he couldn't get through to his former star pupil to always hustle to first base on routine ground balls.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Don't expect the cavalry to save the Yanks

    Wallace Matthews

    ANAHEIM -- Throughout this unprecedented run of injuries that has decimated the New York Yankees and reduced their lineup to what hitting coach Kevin Long referred to as "the B-squad," there has always been the feeling in the back of many minds that,...

    Blog | June 16, 2013
  14. The resurgence of Vernon Wells and Travis Hafner - MLB

    Teddy Mitrosilis

    Teddy Mitrosilis breaks down the improved play of Vernon Wells and Travis Hafner. Wells, in particular, is benefiting from greatly improved discipline at the plate.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  15. New York Yankees' Derek Jeter once again faces physical cliff

    Wallace Matthews

    Can Derek Jeter do it again this season? Or even come close?

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  16. Cashman: A-Rod's our 3B, but ...

    Wallace Matthews

    Yankees GM Brian Cashman appeared on "Sunday Morning with Ian O'Connor" on ESPN New York 98.7 FM. Among the issues discussed were the futures of Alex Rodriguez and Kevin Long and the age of the Yankees' roster. Listen to the complete interview: &n...

    Blog | October 21, 2012