Yankees Fire Hitting Coach Jeff Pentland After Just 1 SeasonFor the second straight offseason, the Yankees will be looking for a new hitting coach.
Mets' Long On WFAN: David Wright 'A Lot Like Jeter'Kevin Long knows a thing or two about Derek Jeter from his eight years as hitting coach in the Bronx. And he sees some of No. 2 in the Mets' captain.
Kevin Long: Michael Cuddyer Reminds Me Of Derek JeterLong is entering his first season with the Amazin's, and one player in particular reminds him of the future Hall of Famer. No, not David Wright. Try newcomer Michael Cuddyer.
'Rock Star' Hitting Coach Kevin Long Already Making His Mark With MetsThe early reviews from some of the Mets' top batters have been positive. "It's been a pretty easy adjustment for me," said Long, who was fired by the Yankees last October.
Eddie C's Mets Notebook: Cuddyer Believes Amazin's Can Win This YearLate in his career, Cuddyer is coming east after stints in Minnesota and Colorado. He's coming closer to home because he believes the Mets can win this year.
Yankees' Hunt For New Hitting Instructor Will Go Into 2015The Yankees struggled at the plate last season, but Brian Cashman still hasn't found anyone to teach them different.
Mets Name Pat Roessler Assistant Hitting CoachThe 55-year-old Roessler was director of player development for the New York Yankees for the last 11 years.
Eddie C's Mets Notebook: Long And Sandy Talk Hitters, New DimensionsOne day after unveiling the new dimensions in the outfield at Citi Field, the Mets rolled out their new hitting instructor, Kevin Long, to talk turkey a week before Thanksgiving.
Report: Yankees Would Like To Talk To Ibanez About Coaching JobHe played only one season in the Bronx, but it would be difficult for anyone to say Raul Ibanez didn't earn his pinstripes. Now at the end of his playing career, it appears the Yankees haven't forgotten about him.
New Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long: This Team Is 'On The Rise'"I'm excited to get the opportunity to work with a team that I think is on the rise," Long said in a statement on Thursday.
Mets Officially Hire Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin LongLong spent the previous eight seasons with the Yankees. He won a World Series ring in 2009 and under his tutelage the Bombers led the majors in runs scored three times and finished second twice.
Reports: Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Set To Interview With MetsLong, who won a World Series with the Bombers in 2009, was fired by the Yankees earlier this month.