Found November 02, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
In nearly 18 months as the Rangers' hitting instructor, Scott Coolbaugh oversaw an offense that ranked first in the majors in runs per game, batting average, slugging percentage and on-base-plus-slugging percentage.This would normally be enough to get a coach a raise. Instead it got him reassigned. Acknowledging something -- even if it wasn't clearly identifiable -- was wrong with the offense in 2012, the Rangers hired Dave Magadan on Oct. 19 to take over as hitting instructor. Coolbaugh, who had been the Triple-A Round Rock hitting instructor before replacing Thad Bosley in June 2011, was offered another position within the organization. As of Nov. 1, however, there still had been no resolution on his future. Magadan's immediate task is to improve the Rangers' offensive efficiency. "This is not singling out Scott Coolbaugh," general manager Jon Daniels said. "We just thought we had a chance to get one of the best in the business. We're ju...
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