Aaron Boone, a Yankee, explains why Eric Chavez was hired. "Swiss Army knife", is this the swiss man's arm

Aaron Boone, a Yankee, explains why Eric Chavez was hired. "Swiss Army knife", is this the swiss man ...

after a while, it looked like he had a good coach for a good coach. Boone and Chavez weren't particularly close, but he found out what Boone knew about Chavez and decided to take part in his coaching staff.

And when Chavez finally interviewed Boone, the suspicions were confirmed.

In many ways, Boone told reporters on Wednesday via Zoom, he blew me away.

The Yankees announced their late Wednesday, hours after the announcement became their new manager via email.

Chavez will serve as one of the team's assistant hitting coaches, with Casey Dykes and as principal hitting coach Dillon Lawson.

But then, we also work together.

He is a short version of a Swiss Army knife that he has very different responsibilities, Boone said. The role that I feel like is going to evolve as he allows it to.

During his 20-year career, he spent 17 years in the big-league and then helped capture six consecutive Gold Glove awards from 2000 to 2006. Previously, he was still in the NFL and continued his role as a major player in the basketball game.

And I have just always heard really good things about her.

In 2015, Chavez became a special assistant to general manager and played an instrumental role in the scouting of Didi Gregorius before the Yankees acquired him to succeed Derek Jeter at shortstop. He then went on to serve 2016-2020 with the Angels as a special assistant.

Chavez has no professional coaching experience outside of his short stint working in the Triple-A with the Angels in 2018. He interviewed for the managerial job that was offered by Brad Ausmus.

It is very important that you have such kind of conversations with guys, that is the role that you have.

That would be unlikely to require the money. He paid 84.261,000 in baseball contract, according to Baseball Reference.

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