The New York Yankees will have a dead season of the MLB quite moved in which they will have to make profound changes to be able to compete in the next season, after their early elimination in the playoffs against the Boston Red Sox.
So far, the team is rumored to be looking to make changes or sign free agents to improve catching and shortstop, two sectors in which they suffered serious deficiencies in 2021.
Although around the club it is not expected that Aaron boone lose your job, let’s analyze Who could be the ideal manager for the team?
During the crises that occurred during the calendar, the names of Buck Showalter, Mark Kotsay and Carlos Mendoza emerged as possible substitutes. However, the answer could lie with the person transmitting the signs from third base: Phil Nevin.
Nevin has been little mentioned, but he has two strong points to occupy the chair, the most reputable reporters in New York and the players of both the big team and the subsidiaries.
He arrived in 2017 to replace Roberto Kelly on the line as coach, after positive experiences with the Detroit Tigers, alongside Jim Leyland, and the Arizona Bells; organization in which he led the Reno Aces (Triple A) to the championship in the 2014 season with a record of 81-63. Then, it was for two more years leaving a balance of 157-131.
He has a good relationship with the players especially with Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, Brett Gardner, Gio Urshela and Gleyber Torres, who are part of the heart of the Yankees today. In addition, he has been a renowned hitting coach who has helped several improve their offense.
As for the renowned columnists who cover the Yankees, Nevin enjoys a very good relationship, which was built in his time as an analyst for the ESPN network. In addition, many of them, including Jeff Passan, have been won over to the idea that Nevin is the one who should take the reins of the team in the future.
In conclusion, if the Yankees want to maintain their values as an organization and good chemistry with the players, Phil Nevin is the ideal candidate to replace Aaron Boone in the managerial position and give him a new face starting in the 2022 season.