Just wanted to list for you the coaching for the New York Yankees for the 2015 season.
- Rob Thomson is the Bench Coach
- Larry Rothschild is the Pitching Coach
- Jeff Pentland is the Hitting coach.
- Alan Cockrell is the Assistant Hitting Coach
- Tony Pena is the First Base Coach
- Joe Espada is the Third Base Coach
- Gary Tuck is the Bullpen Coach
"Pentland, 68, begins his 17th season as a Major League hitting coach, having previously served in that role for the Marlins (1996), Cubs (1997-2002), Royals (2003-05), Mariners (2006-08) and Dodgers (2008-11). In 2012, he was the hitting coach for Seattle's Triple-A club in Tacoma and during the 2014 season, Pentland held the position of hitting coordinator in Miami's player development system. He was a scout for the Marlins from 1992-93 before becoming a minor league hitting coach from 1993-96. In 1997, he was a minor league hitting coordinator for the Mets before joining the Cubs...
Espada, 39, will begin his fifth season as a Major League third base coach, having held the same position for Miami from 2010-13. Prior to joining the Major League club with the Marlins, he was the hitting coach for Single-A Greensboro in 2006 and Single-A Jupiter in 2007. From 2008-09, he was Miami's minor league infield coordinator. His current position is his second in the Yankees organization, having been a professional scout for the club in 2014...
Cockrell, 52, will begin his fourth stint as a member of a Major League coaching staff, having served as hitting coach for Colorado (2002 and '07-08) and Seattle (2009-10). In 2007, the National League-champion Rockies led the NL in batting average (.280), hits (1,591) and on-base percentage (.354). He was also a minor league roving hitting coordinator for Colorado in 2001 and hitting coach for their Triple-A affiliate from 2003-06. He served as manager for rookie-level Portland in 1999 and Single-A Salem in 2000. He most recently served as a roving hitting coordinator in the Diamondbacks organization, holding the position from 2011-13..."
Now... can we get alittle excited to play ball?
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