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Yankees rent Brad Ausmus as bench coach for supervisor Aaron Boone

NEW YORK — The Yankees employed Brad Ausmus to exchange Carlos Mendoza as bench coach for supervisor Aaron Boone, the workforce introduced Tuesday.

Ausmus managed Detroit from 2014-17 and the Los Angeles Angels in 2019, successful the AL Central at 90-72 in his first season with the Tigers earlier than Baltimore swept Detroit in a Division Sequence.

Ausmus spent 2022 because the Oakland Athletics‘ bench coach for supervisor Bob Melvin.

Mendoza had been the Yankees’ bench coach for 4 seasons when he left on Nov. 13 to handle the New York Mets. Ausmus turns into the third bench coach for Boone, who began with Josh Bard as his bench coach in 2018-19.

The Yankees went 82-80 this season, lacking the playoffs for the primary time since 2016.

Ausmus, 54, started his skilled profession with the Yankees group after New York chosen him within the forty eighth spherical of the 1987 novice draft. A Dartmouth graduate who attended school whereas nonetheless within the minor leagues, he was taken by Colorado within the enlargement draft forward of the 1993 season. Ausmus was traded to San Diego and made his main league debut on July 28, 1993.

Ausmus hit .251 with 80 homers and 607 RBIs in 18 seasons for the Padres (1993-96), Detroit (1996, 1999-2000) and Houston (1997-98, 2001-08). He has a 386-422 report as a supervisor.

The Related Press contributed to this report.



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