Breaking News: Yankees to Hire Matt Blake as New Pitching Coach

Being reported today by ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Yankees now have their newest pitching coach in Matt Blake.

Most recently, Matt Blake was a part of the Cleveland Indians’ organization where he worked as the assistant director as part of the Indians’ player development.

Outside of major league baseball, he was also a pitching director for Cressey Performance, and also owns the company Elite Pitching Development.

This is also not Matt Blake’s first stint in working with the Yankees, as he- according to his LinkedIn- has been an area scout for them since 2010.

As more information comes out, we will update. Check inside for tweets about what MLB insiders think:

(Hint: This is looking like a great move.)