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Tragedy In The Dominican Republic
"The Yankees organization suffered an organizational tragedy earlier tonight when a couple of our Dominican coaches were killed in a car accident and these guys [his team] simply aren't ready to talk," the manager said Wednesday night.
The Trenton Times reported Thursday morning that sources placed several executives of the Yankees player development staff, including Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman and Senior Vice President of Player Personnel Gordon Blakeley, in the Dominican Republic at the time of the accident. The source told the Times they were there scouting players in and around the capital city of Santo Domingo.
The New York Post quoted Newman as saying, "Not much is known at this time."
Obviously, we will continue to follow this developing story and provide updates and player reaction as it becomes available.
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