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BP San Diego: Should Kots Stay or Should He Go? by Geoff Young

It`s only 18 months into his tenure, but things haven`t gone according to plan for Mark Kotsay
Via Baseball Prospectus
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres hire former outfielder Mark Kotsay as hitting coach

  Recently retired big leaguer Mark Kotsay was hired Monday as hitting coach of the San Diego Padres, a job with precious little security. Kotsay is the seventh person to hold the job since spacious Petco Park opened in 2004. By comparison, the Padres have had only two managers since then, Bruce Bochy and Bud Black. Kotsay replaces Phil Plantier, who was fired after the end of last...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Kotsay Hired As Padres Hitting Coach

The San Diego Padres have hired Mark Kotsay as hitting coach, according to’s Corey Brock. Kotsay was previously a special assistant to the team’s General Manager. Kotsay replaces Phil Plantier, who was fired in October. This is Kotsay’s first professional coaching job. The Padres finished with a .226 team average, .292 on-base percentage and a .342 slugging percentage...
Via Baseball Essential
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres name Mark Kotsay hitting coach

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres announced today they have named Mark Kotsay hitting coach. Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller and Manager Bud Black made the announcement. Kotsay, who will turn 39 years of age tomorrow, will assume his first professional coaching role. After retiring from his playing career following the 2013 season, he spent the 2014 season in...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Commercials? Padres Commercials!

A little over a year ago I wrote that The Padres Are Blowing it. That statement feels vague. I was speaking specifically about marketing the team to the casual fans of San Diego: Fortunately, I have a solution! The Padres need to take a portion of the windfall they received from Fox and start advertising the f*ck out of this team. I’m talking about commercials, people. The funny...
Via Padres Public
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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