Posted December 03, 2011 on AP on Fox
New St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny finalized his coaching staff, hiring John Mabry as assistant hitting coach working under Mark McGwire. The 41-year-old Mabry replaces Mike Aldrete, who was promoted to bench coach. Mabry had three stints with the Cardinals during his playing career and had his best season in 1996 with a .297 average, 21 home runs and 74 RBIs. Longtime trainer Barry Weinberg was hired as the senior medical adviser working out of Jupiter, Fla., and Chris Conroy was promoted from Triple-A Memphis as assistant trainer with the Cardinals.

Cards hire Mabry as assistant hitting coach

The St. Louis Cardinals have hired former player John Mabry as assistant hitting coach on new manager Mike Matheny's staff. Mabry, who will work under hitting coach Mark McGwire, replaces Mike Aldrete. He was promoted to bench coach. The 41-year-old Mabry spent 14 seasons in the majors, including three stints with the Cardinals. His best season with the club came in 1996...

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Cardinals hire Mabry as assistant hitting coach

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- New St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny finalized his coaching staff, hiring John Mabry as assistant hitting coach working under Mark McGwire.

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Mabry joins Cardinals' coaching staff

Former Cardinal John Mabry has joined the St. Louis staff as assistant hitting coach.

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