Phil Nevin back with Yanks after COVID-19, loss of 22 pounds

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Phil Nevin returned to the New York Yankees after losing 22 pounds while battling COVID-19 and a kidney infection. He still can’t return to the third base coaching box while an IV line remains in an arm. Nevin. who has asthma, says he is now more pro-vaccine because of the experience, and having been vaccinated protected his lungs. His health problems caused him to miss the major league debut of son Tyler with the Baltimore Orioles on May 29. A former big league All-Star, Nevin is viewed as a possible future big league manager.