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The New York Yankees hired the first female hitting instructor in franchise history.  

The Yankees named Rachel Balkovec as a hitting instructor who will be helping the organization at the major- and minor-league level.

Balkovec will be one of the first full-time female hitting coaches hired by an MLB team.

She entered the majors with the St. Louis Cardinals as a part-time strength and conditioning coach and became the minor league strength and conditioning coordinator for the team in 2014.