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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

Cardinals hire Bill Mueller as assistant hitting coach

  The St. Louis Cardinals have hired former batting champion Bill Mueller as assistant hitting coach. The 43-year-old Mueller, a St. Louis native, was a .291 career hitter with a .373 on-base percentage. He served as the Chicago Cubs' hitting coach last season, and they finished 26th in the majors in runs, 27th in batting average and 28th in on-base percentage. The Cardinals announced...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 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

Chicago Cubs Revamp Coaching Staff

Following the relatively surprising resignation of hitting coach, Bill Mueller the Chicago Cubs appeared to be heading to a long search for their 4th hitting coach since Opening Day, 2012. However, the Cubs have already found their man. According to reports, the Cubs have hired John Mallee to fill the void left behind by Mueller. Mallee, 45, has worked around the league as a hitting...
Via Sports Mockery
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Mueller Resigns As Cubbie Hitting Coach

(Exclusive FenwayNation Photo)Former Red Sox batting champion Bill Mueller has resigned as the hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs. This move comes in the wake of the firing of assistant Cubbie hitting coach Mike Brumley. Mueller spent three seasons in Carmine Hose—hitting .303 with a .378 OBP. His ninth-inning single off Mariano Rivera knocked in Dave Roberts with the tying run...
Via FenwayNation
October 08, 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

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