Mark Trumbo

Former slugger Mark Trumbo — with an eye on coaching — spending week at Orioles camp as guest instructor

Mark Trumbo has noticed the changing trends in baseball: new technologies, strange drills and — most notably for him — a wave of hitting coaches who never played in the majors. The Orioles joined in, hiring Ryan Fuller and Matt Borgschulte as co-hitting coaches, and although Trumbo drew interest from some teams, the former slugger was still available to be a guest instructor at Baltimore’s ...

New York Yankees: Is Mark Trumbo the answer to the departing Eric Chavez?

The New York Yankees didn’t do much in postseason 1.0, in fact, they did nothing but sit on their hands while almost half of the free agents available went to other major league teams, while giant holes in the Yankee team remained unfilled. On December 1, a new Collective Bargaining Agreement couldn’t be reached before the old one expired. This caused Commissioner Rob Manfred to institute a lockdown preventing teams from making transactions over even talking to players or their agents.,
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Could Yankees replace Eric Chavez with Mark Trumbo on coaching staff?

To fill the assistant hitting coach void left behind by Eric Chavez, the Yankees have “cast a wide net” in their search but are looking to hire an experienced former player, Kristie Ackert of The New York Daily News reports. The Yankees’ coaching staff is thin on MLB playing experience, so the club was looking to address that issue by hiring a hitting coach who is well-versed in competing at the MLB level. A 17-year veteran like Chavez would have been a perfect fit, and yet Chavez was officially a member of the staff for only a few weeks before being hired away by the Mets as their new lead hitting coach.

Yankees looking for assistant hitting coach with MLB playing experience, like former O’s Mark Trumbo: source

With Eric Chavez bolting the Bronx to become the Mets hitting coach after just a few weeks on the Yankees’ coaching staff, the Bombers are left looking for not just another assistant hitting coach. They want one with major league playing experience, according to two industry sources familiar with the search. Former slugger Mark Trumbo is one of the names that has surfaced in the Yankees’ ...

From Cal Ripken Jr. to Mark Trumbo, here’s how Orioles stars have fared at the Home Run Derby

When slugger Trey Mancini competes in the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Denver’s Coors Field, punctuating his comeback from stage 3 colon cancer, he’ll be the first Orioles player to participate since 2016. Since the inaugural event in 1985, the Orioles have produced two winners and some memorable moments. Here’s a look at the team’s history in the annual All-Star competition: Cal Ripken ...