Yankees Add Four Accomplished Men to their Staff

For the New York Yankees, you can always be getting better. Other teams may have packed it in until the Christmas tree comes down, but not the Yankees; that’s what makes them so special. Even now, in the middle of December, they’re sanding and edging the details, searching for any and all ways to improve. And so it is that they’ve added four new men to their staff....
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers decline option on Hillman

The Dodgers bench coach Trey Hillman's contract option for 2014 wasn't picked up, while most of the rest of manager Don Mattingly's staff is expected to return. The team confirmed Tuesday that Hilllman's tenure had ended after three seasons. The options on pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, first base coach Davey Lopes and third base coach Tim Wallach were picked up...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Honeycutt, Lopes, Wallach have options picked up, Hillman’s option declined, clearing way for Mattingly return

The Dodgers picked up the options of coaches Rick Honeycutt, Davey Lopes, and Tim Wallach today, according to Ken Gurnick of Also Mark McGwire will return because he’s already under contract. Trey Hillman‘s option was declined, so that leaves John Valentin, Ken Howell, and Chuck Crim in the wind for now, according to Eric Stephen of True Blue LA. So what does this...
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers dismiss bench coach Hillman

The Dodgers dismissed Don Mattingly's bench coach Trey Hillman and advance scout Wade Taylor on Tuesday. Hillman was told in a 30-minute meeting by general manager Ned Colletti. The Dodgers have not announced the moves. "It wasn't easy for him" said Hillman. "He was very professional. I'm disappointed. I appreciated the opportunity to coach for this organization...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers fire bench coach Trey Hillman

The Dodgers fired bench coach Trey Hillman on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to discuss it. Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. When the Dodgers promoted Don Mattingly to manager three years ago, Hillman was his handpicked bench coach. When the team spent much of the first half...
Via Fox Sports West
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers reportedly fire bench coach Trey Hillman

I can't click the twitter without reading someone commenting something on whether or not Don Mattingly will be/should be brought back. But the first big move made regarding the coaching staff comes with Mattingly's good friend and bench coach, Trey Hillman. According to Jon Heyman at CBS Sports: Sources: #dodgers fire bench coach trey hillman and advance...
Via The True Blue Crew
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Trey Hillman and Don Mattingly want to phone the Dodgers bullpen, get dog instead

I would like to believe this is a more plausible explanation than the dugout/bullpen phones failing for the second time this year in a brand new park.
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Though it's early, Dodgers thinking playoffs

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers' bench coach Trey Hillman is regarded as one of the most knowledgeable men in pro baseball. As manager of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters, he led his team to three championships in 2006: The Pacific League crown; the Japanese World Series and the Asia Series. Back in the States for the 2008 season as manager of hapless Kansas City, he spent two-plus years...
Via Fox Sports West
April 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Movember MLB Mustache Madness: Managers Semi-Finals - Hillman vs. Gaston

Movember MLB Mustache Madness Managers Semi-Finals moves on to two mustachioed managers who are currently unemployed but for entirely different reasons. Trey Hillman Hillman has been winning by big percentages in every matchup thus far.  That's something he might want to try the next time he gets a manager's job. VS. Cito Gaston Gaston creeps closer and closer...
Via The Outside Corner
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Royals Fire Trey Hillman...It's About Time

The Kansas City Royals, fresh off a 7-game losing streak, have fired Manager Trey Hillman. While you would be hard-pressed to find anyone who would say one negative thing about Hillman the man, you can find plenty of Royals fans who were tired of Hillman the Manager. At 12-23, the Royals are dead last in the AL Central. Thursday afternoon's win against the Indians finally got...
Via KC Sports Central
May 13, 2010  |  Discuss

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