Yankees hire new coach to their staff

Yankees hire new coach to their staff

It looks like Gary Sanchez and the other Yankees catchers will have a new coach next season.

The Yankees hired Tanner Swanson as their catching and quality control coach, according to multiple reports. Swanson was the minor-league catching coordinator for the Twins this past season.

Sanchez, who struggled in the postseason, still has the trust of general manager Brian Cashman.

“I thought Gary Sanchez had a great season, obviously outside of the injuries,’’ Cashman said at his season-ending press conference. “You know, Gary is part of the solution.”

There also is a question which other catchers Swanson will be coaching as Austin Romine’s future is up in the air.

According to The Post’s Joel Sherman, the Yankees analytic wing likes Kyle Higashioka, but Romine is considered a top backup catcher who has been effective when subbing for Sanchez, who has been forced to go on the IL at times over the past few seasons.

The Yankees, who fired Larry Rothschild, also are looking for a pitching coach. David Cone, 57, told The Post on Tuesday that he was interviewed for the job. The Bombers already had interviewed two young college pitching coaches: Michigan’s Chris Fetter (33) and Arkansas’s Matt Hobbs (39).

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