SAN DIEGO (AP) Phil Plantier has been fired as hitting coach of the San Diego Padres.
He had been the sixth person to hold the job since the Padres began playing in spacious Petco Park in 2004.
The Padres hit .226 last year, worst in the big leagues.
Plantier's assistant, Alonzo Powell, will return and will be among the candidates to interview for the hitting coach position.
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2014
Carlos Frias could be a late bloomer for the Dodgers, by Dustin Nosler
This is the third part of a 5-part series detailing my Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects. These are scouting reports for Nos. 21-30.
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Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). This is an amateur scouting report based on what I know about baseball and from...