NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: Kuty spoke to Nick Crocker, a coach who has labored with Clint Frazier, about what helped the younger outfielder take a leap on protection this season. Crocker merely credited common reps for Frazier’s ascendance, arguing that Frazier had all of the instruments to excel within the area, however simply wanted constant taking part in time to hone them. It definitely makes some sense, as Frazier had at all times flashed good velocity and a wonderful arm at the same time as he had beforehand struggled on protection.
New York Post | George A. King: There are a selection of managerial openings across the league, and the Yankees have just a few coaches within the alternatives. We’d heard studies that hitting coach Marcus Thames was within the operating for the Tigers job, and now bench coach Carlos Mendoza has emerged as a candidate for Red Sox supervisor. Mendoza has been with the Yankees group for 12 years, and was bumped as much as the bench coach job forward of 2020.
Detroit Free Press | Evan Petzold: And to not be outdone, third base coach Phil Nevin interviewed with the Tigers, per MLB’s Jason Beck. Nevin has manned the place for the Yankees for the previous three seasons, and has earlier managerial expertise from his time in Arizona’s minor league system. Nevin additionally performed with the Tigers from 1995-1997. It looks like the Yankees could have some positions to fill on Aaron Boone’s workers earlier than too lengthy.