Your Morning Dump...where May bats are quiet

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In April, the entire lineup was filled with clutch hitters. The Sox batted .310 with runners in scoring position and averaged more than five runs a game. In May, however, they’ve collectively turned...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Sox Must Now Focus on Building Roster With Coaching Vacancies Filled (Video)

And so the debate rages on. The Boston Red Sox put the finishing touches on their coaching staff after hiring Greg Colbrunn as the new hitting coach on Wednesday, and now comes time to fill out the roster Last season, the team dealt with its fair share of both injuries and ineffectiveness, before finally rebooting to some extent by trading away Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl...
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Colbrunn Intends to Restore Red Sox Hitting Philosophy to Patient, Grind-It-Out At-Bats

BOSTON –– Greg Colbrunn was simply waiting for the right opportunity. Over the past few years, he’s had chances to leave his post as the hitting coach at Single-A Charleston –– the Yankees affiliate –– for a promotion. But the incentive wasn’t enough for the 43-year-old to uproot his family from South Carolina and bolt. That was until now. When the job opened up in...
November 28, 2012  |  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...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox hire hitting coach

The Boston Red Sox selected former major-league player Greg Colbrunn as their hitting coach. Colbrunn has chosen over Red Sox minor-league hitting coordinator Victor Rodriguez, former Arizona Diamondbacks hitting coach Rich Schu and Atlanta Braves assistatn hitting coach Scott Fletcher, The Boston Globe reported. He spent the past three years in the New York Yankees' minor...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Name Greg Colbrunn as Team’s New Hitting Coach

The Red Sox have found their next hitting coach. The team announced on Wednesday that it has hired Greg Colbrunn to fill the vacancy. Colbrunn will be replacing Dave Magadan, who left Boston after six seasons to take the same job with Texas. The former first baseman has spent the last six seasons with the Yankees’ Single-A affiliate, serving as the hitting coach from 2007 to 2009...
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Colbrunn Named Red Sox Hitting Coach

New Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell continues to add to his staff as Greg Colbrunn was named hitting coach for the team on Wednesday. Here's the release from the Red Sox: BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today named Greg Colbrunn as the club’s Major League hitting coach.  Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington and Manager John Farrell made the announcement...
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November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where the Sox continue to look for a hitting coach

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Red Sox [team stats] plan to interview two more candidates for their vacant hitting coach position. Today Craig Counsell will come in for his interview, and later in the week Greg Colbrunn will have...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

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