Report: Yankees Set to Hire Brad Ausmus as Aaron Boone’s New Bench CoachNovember 21, 2023
The Yankees are hiring Brad Ausmus to be their next bench coach, following the departure of Carlos Mendoza to the Mets. Ausmus, a native of New Haven, Conn., brings extensive experience to the role, having been a player for 18 seasons and a manager for the Tigers and Angels. After working as the A’s bench coach in 2022, Ausmus is now returning to the dugout to replace Mendoza. General Manager Brian Cashman emphasized the importance of finding a bench coach who can support manager Aaron Boone and effectively handle in-game strategies. Ausmus will be the Yankees’ second coaching hire of the offseason, joining James Rowson as the major league hitting coach.