Marcus Thames retires, becomes Yankees minor league hitting coach

Marcus Thames retires, becomes Yankees minor league hitting coach
January 11, 2013, 11:00 am
Marcus Thames’ playing career is over, as it was announced yesterday that he will become the hitting coach for the Yankees’ high-A affiliate in Tampa. Thames, who is 35, put up a career line of .246/.309/.485 with 115 homers over 10 major league seasons with the Yankees, Rangers, Tigers and Dodgers. His best overall season probably…