Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 10/20/13
Ok, who am I kidding the stove is far from hot so how about we call it the luke warm stove. Unfortunately John Farrell and the Boston Red Sox just punched their ticket to the Fall Classic in dramatic fashion thanks to the clutch hitting of Shane Victorino. ********** This past week the Jays announced coaches Dwayne Murphy and Chad Mottola would not be returning for the 2014 season. Murphy was set to retire but the Mottola move came as a surprise for many close to the team. Rumors out of Kansas City have the Royals former hitting coach Kevin Seitzer tabbed as the replacement for Mottola. Manager John Gibbons and Seitzer were coaching comrades in Kansas City so the move would seems to fit. Interesting to note that Seitzer was the hitting coach when Melky Cabrera had his breakout season with the Royals. The Blue Jays also replaced strength and conditioning co-ordinator Bryan King with that of Chris Joyner. The move is a promotion for Joyner who had been the minor league co-ordinator si...
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