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Offline UMDNats

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #1: December 01, 2017, 10:26:56 PM »
This is interesting. Boone will obviously be an extension of Cashman and the front office. He's a really smart guy and well-respected by players despite never coaching. He knows NYC media and pressure.

But can he manage? It should be fascinating.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #2: December 01, 2017, 11:37:30 PM »
Aaron f'ing Boone  :twisted:

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #3: December 02, 2017, 10:32:52 AM »
I wanted to see Hensley Meulens get a shot.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #4: December 02, 2017, 10:57:27 AM »
Shocked they passed on Dusty

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #5: December 02, 2017, 11:59:04 AM »
I wanted to see Hensley Meulens get a shot.

Everything I read about him made me think he would have been a great hire. Kind of wish we interviewed him in DC.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #6: December 02, 2017, 12:04:38 PM »
Shocked they passed on Dusty

It’s kind of surprising that Dusty’s name isn’t coming up for any openings.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #7: December 02, 2017, 12:06:36 PM »
It’s kind of surprising that Dusty’s name isn’t coming up for any openings.

Not really, IMO. Yankees wanted someone who would be an extension of the front office. Other openings didn't see like great fits, and people want younger managers these days (especially ones that work hand-in-hand with the front office).

Dusty is a previous generation's manager...he's a good manager, but not really what teams want these days.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #8: December 02, 2017, 08:17:06 PM »
He was robbed of fame and notoriety as a player by the fact that the Red Sox won the World Series the year after his big home run, and twice more again in the next decade. Perhaps now he can build a legacy as a manager.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #9: December 02, 2017, 09:05:26 PM »
Not really, IMO. Yankees wanted someone who would be an extension of the front office. Other openings didn't see like great fits, and people want younger managers these days (especially ones that work hand-in-hand with the front office).

Dusty is a previous generation's manager...he's a good manager, but not really what teams want these days.
So in other words all the team think he really is NOT a good manager?

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« Reply #10: December 03, 2017, 12:12:35 PM »
So in other words all the team think he really is NOT a good manager?

He is a good manager for a different generation. Like, overall he's a fine manager but in today's game he's not what teams want given how the game has changed. He can be both a good manager and not the kind of manager teams want.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #11: December 03, 2017, 12:32:54 PM »
He is a good manager for a different generation. Like, overall he's a fine manager but in today's game he's not what teams want given how the game has changed. He can be both a good manager and not the kind of manager teams want.
HE wasn't that bad after Matt Williams.  In the right situation, he's fine.  it's just the NYY might not be the right situation.

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« Reply #12: December 03, 2017, 12:40:41 PM »
HE wasn't that bad after Matt Williams.  In the right situation, he's fine.  it's just the NYY might not be the right situation.

Sure. NYY was absolutely not the spot for him. Anyone following the situation could see Cashman wanted a younger guy, valid or not.

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« Reply #13: December 06, 2017, 07:42:58 PM »
It’s kind of surprising that Dusty’s name isn’t coming up for any openings.
Not surprising. He was out of baseball two years before we hired him

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #14: December 06, 2017, 08:36:08 PM »
My god, what is with people on this board having blinders when it comes to Dusty.  The man is almost 70 and was on the wrong end of 4 consecutive early/premature playoff exits.  Get some perspective.

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Re: Yankees hire Aaron Boone as manager
« Reply #15: December 07, 2017, 07:49:25 AM »
Yankees suck.