The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Pat Hentgen as their bullpen coach, bringing the Cy Young winner back into the team's coaching ranks.
Hentgen previously served as Toronto's bullpen coach in 2011. He spent eight of the last nine seasons as a team ambassador and special assistant to the organization.
Hentgen played 10 of his 14 big-league seasons in Toronto. In 1996, he...
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December 10, 2012
Pat Hentgen had a lot of success against American League hitters in the 1990s, but he couldn’t solve Cecil. The Blue Jays right-hander had 19- and 20-win seasons, earned three All-Star berths, and won a Cy Young award. Against Cecil Fielder, he was a replacement-level stiff. Prince’s old man punished him to the tune of .360/.429/.880 in 57 plate appearances.
Why did the hard...
Pete Walker has replaced former AL Cy Young Award winner Pat Hentgen as the Toronto Blue Jays' bullpen coach.
The Toronto Blue Jays have picked Pete Walker to replace Pat Hentgen as the team's bullpen coach.
Hentgen, a former Cy Young winner, stepped down from the position Monday for personal reasons. He will remain with the club as a special assistant.
Wlaker, who enjoyed an eight-year MLB career, spent last season as pitching coach for Double-A New Hampshire, winners of the Eastern...
Pete Walker has replaced former AL Cy Young Award winner Pat Hentgen as the Toronto Blue Jays' bullpen coach. Hentgen quit Monday for personal reasons and will remain with the organization as a special assistant. Walker spent this year as pitching coach at Double-A New Hampshire, which won the Eastern League title.