Three years ago, Major League Baseball changed rules to allow a seventh coach in the dugout during games. While the Nationals filled the position the previous two seasons with a coach who specialized in defense and scouting, many teams opted to help their hitting coach. The Nationals followed suit for this season, hiring Jacque Jones as assistant hitting coach […]
The Washington Nationals announced manager Dusty Baker’s coaching staff for the coming 2016 season on Tuesday. Since Baker took over for Matt Williams, the Nationals have made numerous changes, with hitting coach Rick Schu and third base coach Bobby Henley as the only staff members returning from 2015. In filling out the staff, Baker and the Nationals tabbed both high-profile...
WASHINGTON (AP) The Nationals are bringing back Rick Schu as their hitting coach and adding former major leaguers Jacques Jones as an assistant hitting coach and Chris Speiers as bench coach or third base coach. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Wednesday that new Washington manager Dusty Baker will decide on Speier's exact role. Speier also will coach infielders and serve...
Via Associated Press
November 18, 2015 | Discuss
Today, the San Diego Padres announced the staffs for all the minor league teams. Pat Murphy comes back to the organization for his 5th season to manage the El Paso Chihuahuas. Murphy guided the Tucson Padres to a 77-67 (.535) record and a 3rd place finish in 2013. Rounding out the Chihuahua’s coaching staff is Mike Cather, who will serve as the pitching coach, and Jacque Jones...
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