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Bill Mueller Hired As Cardinals Assistant Hitting Coach

The most recent memory many Cardinals fans have of Bill Mueller is his .429 batting average and 8 total bases against St. Louis in the 2004 World Series. 10 years later, he joins the team he help dismember as the assistant hitting coach serving under John Mabry. The former (2003) AL batting champ brings a plethora of bonafides to the job, after playing 11 years of Major League baseball...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Mueller Hired As St. Louis Cardinals’ Assistant Hitting Coach

It didn’t take Bill Mueller very long to find a new job. After resigning as the Chicago Cubs’ hitting coach in October, Mueller was hired by the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday as their assistant hitting coach. He’ll work under Cards hitting coach and former MLB utility man John Mabry. It was a busy Monday for the Cardinals, who made a blockbuster trade in addition to hiring...
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hitting Coach Choices Down To Five

According to multiple reports, the Red Sox have narrowed their search for a new hitting coach to five: Bill Mueller, Somerville's Paul Sorrento, Tim Hyers, Worcester's Rich Gedman and Kevin Long. Earlier interest in Chili Davis seems to have waned. Our choice would be a tandem of Mueller and Gedman—similar to the 'two assistant hitting coach' model of the last few years. The team...
Via FenwayNation
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Boston Red Sox Bill Mueller Resigns As Chicago Cubs’ Hitting Coach

Bill Mueller is a free agent on the coaching market. Mueller resigned as the Chicago Cubs’ hitting coach Tuesday after just one season in the position. He worked closely with Mike Brumley, who last week was dismissed from his job as the club’s assistant hitting coach. “My loyalty and my word are what I stand by,” Mueller said Tuesday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. “I...
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Face Coaching Shakeup

After a rough season offensively on the North Side, the Chicago Cubs have announced the resignation of Bill Mueller. The Cubs led the league in strikeouts, and finished 28th in on-base percentage. The resignation follows the dismissal of assistant hitting coach, Mike Brumley last week. According to, the Cubs are already in serious talks with candidates around the league...
Via Sports Mockery
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Roberts And Bill Mueller Recall Famous 2004 ALCS Steal (Video)

Outfielder Dave Roberts is responsible for what is considered the turning point in the Boston Red Sox’s 2004 postseason. Roberts was acquired by the Red Sox at the trade deadline and wasn’t really seen as a key player. But he was known for his incredible speed. So when first baseman Kevin Millar walked in the ninth inning of Game 4 of the ALCS against the New York Yankees...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2004 Red Sox Hero Bill Mueller Turns 43 Today

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)There were plenty of characters on the 2004 World Series Champion Red Sox—and more than a few guys with character. Perhaps the classiest player on that fabled roster was third baseman Bill Mueller—who turns 43 years old today. In his three-year stint with Boston, Mueller batted .303, with a .378 OBP and an .853 OPS—all better than his career marks...
Via FenwayNation
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs add Hyde, Mueller to coaching staff

The Chicago Cubs say Brandon Hyde will be the bench coach and former American League batting champion Bill Mueller will be the hitting coach on new manager Rick Renteria's staff. The Cubs announced Friday that Hyde will move from director of player development. Gary Jones is the new third base and infield coach and former Seattle Mariners first base coach Mike Brumley was hired...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox Third Baseman Bill Mueller Named Cubs Hitting Coach

Bill Mueller is taking his talents to the North Side of Chicago. Mueller, who is best-known for helping the Red Sox end an 86-year championship drought, has been named the Cubs’ new hitting coach. Brandon Hyde (bench coach), Gary Jones (third base/infield coach), Mike Brumley (assistant hitting coach) and Jose Castro (quality assurance coach) are also joining manager Rick Renteria‘s...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sox Hero Bill Mueller Is New Cubs Hitting Coach

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)If you can line a shot into centerfield against Mariano Rivera to score the biggest run in Red Sox history, you can probably handle coaching Cubbie hitters. Bill Mueller, who plated Dave Roberts in 2004's ALCS Game Four, will—according to USAToday's Bob Nightengale—become the new hitting coach for Theo Epstien's Cubs. In awarding Mueller our inaugural...
Via FenwayNation
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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