Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 12/2/11
Courtesy: St. Louis Cardinals ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that former Major League infielderoutfielder John Mabry has been named as the team's assistant hitting coach. He will join current hitting coach Mark McGwire, filling the vacancy created when Mike Aldrete was named the team's bench coach earlier this off-season. Mabry was drafted by St. Louis in the sixth round of the June 1991 draft and enjoyed a lengthy Major League career which included three stints with the Cardinals. He made his Major League debut in 1994 and put up some of his best offensive numbers with the Cardinals from 1995 1998. He hit a career high .307 in 1995 and during the 1996 season played in a career high 151 games, hitting .297 while collecting a career high 161 hits with a high 74 RBI. His career included playing time with eight Major League teams and ended in 2007 with the Colorado Rockies. The 41 year-old lefty makes his home in St. Louis with his wife, Ann, and their four children. "We are excited to have John rejoin the Cardinals," stated Sr. Vice President and General Manager John Mozeliak. "He brings a lot to the club when you consider both his baseball success and personality, and we look forward to having him around in a full-time roll." The team also announced Barry Weinberg has been promoted to Senior Medical Advisor and will work out of Jupiter, Fla. He will assist in all aspects of the medical department with focus on a developmental and mentoring program for the club's minor league athletic trainers. Chris Conroy will be promoted to St. Louis as Assistant Athletic Trainer. Conroy has spent 13 years in the St. Louis organization, the last seven as the medical trainer for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Jason Garrett openly questions Tony Romo’s durability

MLB partners with Jessica Alba company for team diaper line

Kevin Durant targets backlash over resting players

North Carolina lawmakers tweak HB2 law before NCAA deadline

Stephanie McMahon would love Ronda Rousey to sign with WWE

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Carmelo Anthony knows he is being phased out with Knicks

Jerry Jones sets deadline for decision on Tony Romo’s future with Cowboys

Jason Kidd believes Isaiah Thomas is in NBA MVP race

Kyrie Irving takes blame for Cavs’ recent skid: ‘I need to demand more out of myself’

Ichiro Suzuki wants to play until age 50

Minute Maid Park doesn’t look the same without Tal’s Hill

Box Score 3/30: The calm before the final days of March Madness

The 'So, is this the last ride for the Dead Man?' quiz

Athletes in other sports (or famous professions) who played in the NCAA Tournament

2016 MLB playoff teams that won't make it back this season

Box Score 3/29: Free hats (Caps fans only)

The 'Are you mentally prepared for 'One Shining Moment'?' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

Can the Padres' Christian Bethancourt really succeed at pitcher and catcher?

The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Best, worst and hard to stomach MLB offseason moves

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Athletes in other sports (or famous professions) who played in the NCAA Tournament

The 'So, is this the last ride for the Dead Man?' quiz

2016 MLB playoff teams that won't make it back this season

The 'Are you mentally prepared for 'One Shining Moment'?' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

Can the Padres' Christian Bethancourt really succeed at pitcher and catcher?

The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

Best, worst and hard to stomach MLB offseason moves

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker