Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/4/12
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MINNEAPOLIS After two consecutive 95-plus-loss seasons, changes are being made in the Minnesota Twins organization.The team announced Thursday that bullpen coach Rick Stelmaszek, first base coach Jerry White, third base coach Steve Liddle and head athletic trainer Rick McWane have been let go. Additionally, hitting coach Joe Vavra and bench coach Scott Ullger has been reassigned within the organization. Vavra will oversee infield instruction, while Ullger will oversee outfield instruction.Stelmaszek has been in the Twins organization since 1978, when he was hired as the manager at Wisconsin Rapids, a former minor league affiliate of Minnesota. Stelmaszek spent a total of 60 games in the majors as a player with Texas and California in 1973 and the Chicago Cubs in 1974. White was named Minnesota's first base coach prior to the 1999 season while working under then-Twins manager Tom Kelly. White was a 14th-round pick of the Montreal Expos and spent 11 seasons in the majors 10 with Mon...
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