Found October 26, 2011 on Fox Sports:
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Dave Eiland, who spent the last year as a special assistant for his hometown Rays , was hired Tuesday as the Royals pitching coach. "I'm very happy; it's what I do,'' said Eiland. "I wouldn't have left Tampa Bay for any pitching coach job. It had to be the right fit, and Kansas City felt like a very good fit.'' Also, Dan Feinstein, the Rays director of baseball operations, has left to rejoin the A's, where he will be director of professional scouting and baseball development. Eiland, 45, grew up in Zephyrhills and pitched parts of 10 seasons in the majors, the last three with the Rays . He went into coaching after retiring, working his way up through the Yankees system to be their major-league pitching coach for three seasons being let go after the 2010 season. Eiland spent this season as a scout and minor-league instructor with the Rays . His goal has been to get another job as a big-league pitching coach, and the Rays granted permission...
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