Found November 08, 2012 on NESN.com:
John Farrell thinks the hitting coach position has evolved, and he’s therefore open to having two men to call upon. Farrell said Wednesday, according to The Boston Globe, that he may opt to go with a hitting coach and an assistant hitting coach, which is a strategy many teams are going with nowadays. “That would be the preference, to go with two guys,” Farrell reportedly said. “The consistency of message is what matters most. “When you look at what the hitting coach is required to do and the amount of time spent in the cage in addition to preparing for an opponent on a given night or for a given series, I think it has evolved into more than a one-man system, one-man setup and we’re moving in that direction.” The Red Sox named their pitching coach in Juan Nieves on Wednesday, so hiring a hitting coach — or two — might not be far behind. According to the Sox skipper, the club will begin the interviewing process this weekend as it looks to replace Dave Magadan, who re...
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