Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/18/14
The Rockies named Dante Bichette hitting coach on Tues.On Tuesday, the Colorado Rockies announced that former slugger Dante Bichette would be the hitting coach under new manager Walt Weiss.Bichette entered the conversation after Weiss was given the new role of manager. The two played together in Colorado from 1994 through 1997. During those years, the Rockies established themselves as a club that didn't concern themselves with the factors that made it difficult to win in Colorado.The hiring of both Bichette and Weiss has come with criticism from fans and analysts alike. Much of the disparaging comes from the fact that neither Weiss nor Bichette has any big league coaching experience whatsoever.However, the Rockies should be commended for their outside the box thinking. This club has been desperately trying to do things outside of the box for quite some time, however, most of the time, it has been to the detriment of the success of the team. This time, however, the Rockies got it rig...
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2 Comments:
  • Walt (or anybody else) does not have a chance as long as O'Dowd
    is still around. Wake up Ownership!!!
  • this is an absolute joke! anyone that thinks this is a good hire is sadly mistaken!!! bring back the past to get fans excited and sell tickets.the monforts are scamming the fans once again.the rockies are a chump organisation SELL THE TEAM TO SOMEONE WHO CARES ABOUT WINNING
  • this is an absolute joke! anyone that thinks this is a good hire is sadly mistaken!!! bring back the past to get fans excited and sell tickets.the monforts are scamming the fans once again.the rockies are a chump organisation SELL THE TEAM TO SOMEONE WHO CARES ABOUT WINNING
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