Late in Sunday night’s Yankees–Red Sox game, there was almost nothing innovative of note to discuss in Monday’s off day discourse. The Yanks, as they so often do, seemed bound for a snooze-worthy loss in which they left a cavalcade of men on base early, their opponent hit exactly one home run late, and they went home down by a run when they could’ve won by five.
Former Reno Aces manager Phil Nevin returned to his current team, the New York Yankees, last Friday weighing 22 pounds lighter and thankful to be alive. The 50-year old Nevin, who managed the Triple-A Aces from 2014-16, missed just shy of a month of action fighting a COVID-19 infection. It also cost him the ability to watch his son's major-league debut, a moment he had been waiting is entire life for.
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Phil Nevin got emotional talking about missing his son’s MLB debut. Nevin’s son, Tyler, played two games for the Baltimore Orioles this season before being sent back down to the minors. He went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk on May 29 and then 0-for-3 the following day before being sent back down the following day.
NEW YORK – Nearly four weeks after his COVID-19 diagnosis, New York Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin was medically cleared Friday to return to the dugout. “It was a little bit of a grind,’’ said Nevin, who lost 22 pounds. “But people have been through worse, I know.’’. Nevin...
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NEW YORK — (AP) — Phil Nevin’s voice cracked and his face flushed. Forced from the New York Yankees third base coaching box by the coronavirus and infections, he also had to miss his son’s major league debut. “We had talked about that day for a long time,” Nevin said...
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Phil Nevin’s bout with COVID-19 was more serious than many people knew. The Yankees third base coach, who is back with the team and hoped to be in the dugout for the first time Friday night, said he also battled a staph infection that left him very ill. “I feel...
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Coronavirus cost Phil Nevin the chance to see his son make his major league debut. The COVID-19 vaccine and the observations of his teammates, however, give him a chance to see the next one. The Yankees third base coach returned to the dugout Friday night after missing nearly five weeks of game battling the infection.