ERIC HINSKE NEWS

Is Jonny Gomes the New Eric Hinske?

During the 2007 season, Eric Hinske played 84 games for the Boston Red Sox. I hope I don’t need to remind you which team won the World Series that year (here’s a hint: the Red Sox crushed the Colorado Rockies in that Fall Classic with a sweep). Granted, Eric the Great (wasn’t that his nickname?!?) […]
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs' Schwarber looks like Hinske, hits even better

Kyle Schwarber looks so much like Eric Hinske that the Cubs joke that the rookie slugger is the assistant hitting coach’s son. Shaven head, sturdy frame, goatee – there is an uncanny resemblance between the two, right down to their left-handed swings. “I’m so proud of you,” Hinske will tell Schwarber. “Thanks, Dad,” Schwarber will reply. Hinske, the 2002 American League...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs hire Mallee as hitting coach, tab Dascenzo first-base, OF coach

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs hired John Mallee as their hitting coach after Bill Mueller resigned this week. The Cubs also hired Doug Dascenzo on Thursday as first-base and outfield coach, with Eric Hinske shifting from that job to assistant hitting coach. Mallee, a Chicago native, served as the hitting coach for the Miami Marlins (2010-11) and Houston Astros (2013-14). The Astros...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Revamp Coaching Staff

Following the relatively surprising resignation of hitting coach, Bill Mueller the Chicago Cubs appeared to be heading to a long search for their 4th hitting coach since Opening Day, 2012. However, the Cubs have already found their man. According to reports, the Cubs have hired John Mallee to fill the void left behind by Mueller. Mallee, 45, has worked around the league as a hitting...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs hire Mallee as hitting coach

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have hired John Mallee as their hitting coach after Bill Mueller resigned this week. The Cubs also hired Doug Dascenzo on Thursday as first base and outfield coach, with Eric Hinske shifting from that job to assistant hitting coach. Mallee, a Chicago native, served as the hitting coach for the Miami Marlins (2010-11) and Houston Astros (2013-14). The...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs hire Hinske as first base coach

The Chicago Cubs have hired 2002 AL Rookie of the Year Eric Hinske as their first base coach. The 36-year-old Hinske played 12 seasons in the majors. He came up with Toronto and later played in three straight World Series, winning championships with Boston in 2007 and the New York Yankees in 2009. He also played for Tampa Bay (2008), Pittsburgh (2009), Atlanta (2010-12) and Arizona...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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