The Yankees try taking a familiar face back to Ny as team's this new secretary hitting advisor, since pub revealed one Hensley Meulens could have been leased to possess the task. (The new Curacao Chronicle earliest reported Meulens' fulfilling along side sunday). The positioning has been temporarily filled of the Eric Chavez earlier this wintertime, just before Chavez left brand new Yankees being the newest Mets' head hitting coach.
Meulens isn't any stranger to the Bronx, when he spent five regarding their seven MLB year using the Yankees (away from 1989-93). He was along with one of many individuals interviewed the past Yankees' managerial vacancy, before the club leased Aaron Boone from inside the .
Following Yankees parted ways with previous striking educators es and you can P.J. Pilittere following the year, Yankees GM Brian Cashman told you the guy desired to incorporate a 3rd striking mentor toward mix, a good nod into recent pattern having large plus authoritative instructions staffs up to baseball. Dillon Lawson are advertised to your character of striking coach and Casey Dykes is actually titled secretary, and because none Lawson or Dykes starred specialist golf ball, New york try reportedly focused on choosing a former Major league seasoned to include some towards-profession feel into the team. Chavez complement the fresh dysfunction, and you may Meulens will bring one another his to relax and play feel and additionally good very long instructions restart.
Meulens invested 10 seasons towards the Giants' instructions personnel, helping as the the striking mentor and you can bench coach around Bruce Bochy. Meulens plus invested a single season once the Mets' bench mentor in 2020, and you can invested day because the a teacher throughout the minors on the Orioles and you can Pirates organizations of 2003-2008.