Yankees trainer Monahan to miss spring training
Yankees trainer Gene Monahan will miss his first spring training
in 48 years because of what the team called “a significant
The team said Sunday that the longest-tenured active head
trainer in the major leagues could also miss the start of the
regular season. The nature of his illness was not disclosed.
The Yankees said Monahan will remain in New York to receive
Steve Donohue will fill in when spring training opens this week
in Tampa, Fla. He’s worked the past 25 seasons as Monahan’s
assistant and 31 seasons overall in the Yankees organization.
The Yankees open the regular season April 4 at Boston.