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MLB | Jim Leyritz takes job with Newark Bears

Former New York Yankees C Jim Leyritz is the new pitching coach for the minor league Newark Bears, according to The Associated Press. Cleared in November of criminal charges stemming from a fatal 2007 car collision in Florida, Leyritz will take over the pitching staff of the Can-Am League team for which he once played. The team is managed by Tim Raines, his former Yankees teammate.

2011-02-05 23:21:36 | Source: The Associated Press

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