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Red Sox hire Chili Davis as hitting coach

BOSTON (AP) The Boston Red Sox have hired Chili Davis as their hitting coach. Davis held that job with the Oakland Athletics the past three seasons and with Boston's top minor-league team at Triple-A Pawtucket in 2011. In a 19-year playing career as an outfielder and designated hitter, Davis was a three-time All-Star. The Red Sox also announced Thursday that Victor Rodriguez...
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Bringing Chili To Boston

According to ESPN and NESN, Chili Davis has signed a deal with the Boston Red Sox to become their latest hitting coach. Davis will replace Greg Colbrunn who was the Red Sox hitting coach since 2013, his first in the big leagues. Chili worked wonders with the Oakland Athletics, turning around a team that was near […]
Via Infield Single
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Boston Red Sox Hire Chili Davis As New Hitting Coach

The Boston Red Sox are hoping to improve their offensive output after a disappointing 2014 season, and they’re bringing in a new hitting coach to do it. According to multiple sources, the Red Sox have hired former MLB outfielder Chili Davis as their new hitting coach, replacing the void left by Greg Colbrunn, who elected not to return to the club after two seasons as the team’s...
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Chili Davis Reaches Agreement To Be Red Sox Hitting Coach

Former Oakland Athletics and Pawtucket Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis has reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox to be their new head coach, as Greg Colbrunn decided not to return to the position. 
Via CLNS Radio
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Sox 'Interested' In Fired Empire Hitting Coach

Kevin LongAfter their own hitting coach (Greg Colbrunn) stepped down recently, the Red Sox are now expressing interest in hiring fired former Yankee hitting coach Kevin Long. For most of Long's tenure in the Bronx, The Evil Ones were among the elite offensive teams in the American League. Now, not so much. A raft of injuries and a roster more attuned to AARP than OBP, resulted...
Via FenwayNation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sox Hitting Coach Colbrunn Not Returning in '15

Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn will not be in that position in 2015. Colbrunn announced he was not returning—after the team suffered a dramatic drop in offensive output between 2013 (his first year as coach) and 2014. Perhaps an additional factor in the decision was Colbrunn's health. Last June, he suffered a brain hemorrhage and missed six weeks of the season.
Via FenwayNation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hitting Coach Greg Colbrunn Not Returning To Position In 2015

John Farrell’s 2015 staff will feature a new major league hitting coach. Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn has elected not to return to the position in 2015, the club announced Friday. Colbrunn joined the organization as the big league hitting coach before the 2013 season. Colbrunn was hospitalized June 4 after suffering a brain hemorrhage during a road series against...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox hitting coach Colbrunn hospitalized

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn was hospitalized in Cleveland for further evaluation because of bleeding between the brain and the thin tissues that cover it. The 44-year-old Colbrunn was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday night after experiencing dizziness before the Red Sox's game against the Indians. The Red Sox said Thursday that team medical...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

BoSox hitting coach hospitalized after brain hemorrhage

Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage prior to Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, the team announced Thursday night. Colbrunn experienced dizziness before the game and was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic where he will remain for “the next few days” for further evaluation. Red Sox medical director, Dr. Larry Ronan,...
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox name Greg Colbrunn hitting coach

The Boston Red Sox have hired Greg Colbrunn as their hitting coach. They named Colbrunn on Wednesday to replace Dave Magadan, who was hired as hitting coach for the Texas Rangers on Oct. 19 after six years in that position with the Red Sox. Colbrunn, 43, will be coaching in the majors for the first time. He spent the past six seasons with the New York Yankees Single-A team in Charleston...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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