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Greg Colbrunn Thrilled To Return To Red Sox After ‘Scary’ Experience

Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn couldn’t be happier about returning to work. Colbrunn, who was hospitalized June 4 after suffering a brain hemorrhage, rejoined the Red Sox before Monday’s game against the Chicago Cubs at Fenway Park. The 44-year-old was anxious to jump back into the swing of things, though he’ll forever be grateful for overcoming his frightening...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Following hospitalization, Colbrunn rejoins Red Sox

Hitting coach Greg Colbrunn has rejoined the Red Sox less than a month after suffering a brain hemorrhage. He was hospitalized in Cleveland on June 4 after experiencing severe headaches and dizziness that morning before the Red Sox played the Indians. The 44-year-old Colbrunn spent almost two weeks in a Cleveland hospital and about 10 days in Charleston, S.C., before returning to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hitting Coach Greg Colbrunn To Rejoin Club Monday In Boston

NEW YORK — Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn will rejoin the club Monday in Boston, according to manager John Farrell. Colbrunn was hospitalized June 4 after suffering a brain hemorrhage before a game in Cleveland. It previously was unclear if and when Colbrunn would return to work, but he’s expected to be at Fenway Park for the beginning of Boston’s 10-game homestand. ...
Via NESN.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Colbrunn remains in hospital

Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn remains hospitalized in Cleveland but his condition is improving two days after being diagnosed with bleeding in the brain, according to manager John Farrell. Colbrunn was taken to the Cleveland Clinic before Wednesday's game with the Cleveland Indians. Bleeding in the brain is potentially a life-threatening condition. "I'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sox Hitting Coach Recovering In The Hospital

(USATSI Photo)Red Sox Hitting Coach Greg Colbrunn is recovering from a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage and has a good prognosis for full recovery. Colbrunn suffered the attack before Wednesday's game in Cleveland. He is being treated at The Cleveland Clinic—one of the world's foremost medical facilities. Said GM Ben Cherington,  "Everything we've heard is that there...
Via FenwayNation
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hitting Coach Greg Colbrunn Suffers Brain Hemmorhaging

The Red Sox had a major scare yesterday after their hitting coach Greg Colbrunn suffered a brain hemorrhage. The Red Sox made a statement regarding the unfortunate incident, and fortunately for everyone, Colbrunn appears to be headed toward full recovery. Greg was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic last night after experiencing dizziness prior to Wednesday’s Red Sox-Indians game...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox hitting coach Colbrunn hospitalized

BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn was hospitalized in Cleveland for further evaluation because of bleeding between the brain and the thin tissues that cover it. The 44-year-old Colbrunn was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday night after experiencing dizziness before the Red Sox's game against the Indians. The Red Sox said Thursday that team medical...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

BoSox hitting coach hospitalized after brain hemorrhage

Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage prior to Wednesday night’s game against the Cleveland Indians, the team announced Thursday night. Colbrunn experienced dizziness before the game and was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic where he will remain for “the next few days” for further evaluation. Red Sox medical director, Dr. Larry Ronan,...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Manager Matt Williams Wants Nothing To Do With Mascot Matt Williams

MLB.com On Monday, the Washington Nationals scored two runs in the 9th to pull off a 6-5 win over the otherwise lowly Arizona Diamondbacks, but the reason for Nats manager Matt Williams’s vengeance may have been due to the antics of a racing mascot. Specifically, the D-Backs had a mascot race that featured terrifyingly large-headed versions of the franchise’s all-time greatest...
Via With Leather
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chavez in it to win it

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Thirty-four-year-old Steve Finley was the last of the Diamondbacks' great free-agent wave in the winter of 1998, and he signed with a clear vision of the future. "I want to win now," said Finley, who followed Randy Johnson, Todd Stottlemyre, Greg Swindell, Greg Colbrunn and Armando Reynoso into the desert. "I'm not a 22-year-old who'...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where May bats are quiet

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In April, the entire lineup was filled with clutch hitters. The Sox batted .310 with runners in scoring position and averaged more than five runs a game. In May, however, they’ve collectively turned...
Via Ted's Army
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

John Farrell Brings A Youthful Staff With Him To Boston

In the days since the Red Sox have opened up camp in Fort Myers we’ve heard a lot about the past.  The lingering feelings over what happened at the end of 2011 and the entirety of last season.  We’ve heard about the guys who are or aren’t being leaders, taking responsibility for the previous seasons, pulling their weight in the training room, etc.  If you weren’t any wiser...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Vote: What Has Been Ben Cherington’s Most Successful Offseason Move Thus Far?

The Boston Red Sox entered the 2012 winter meetings with some money to spend, and they have done just that. On Monday, Ben Cherington added a right-handed power bat to his lineup in Mike Napoli and followed that up by signing outfielder Shane Victorino on Tuesday. Both former All-Stars were signed to three-year deals and will bring a veteran presence to the Boston clubhouse. Even...
Via NESN.com
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Coaching Staff Takes Shape

The Red Sox have all but filled out their major league coaching roster (the Sox have yet to add an assistant hitting coach but it will likely be minor league hitting instructor Victor Rodriguez).  The Sox didn’t even introduce Bobby Valentine as manager until December 2nd of last year.  Farrell has been hired and virtually filled his coaching staff by the 29th of November. ...
Via Boston Sports Then & Now
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Must Now Focus on Building Roster With Coaching Vacancies Filled (Video)

And so the debate rages on. The Boston Red Sox put the finishing touches on their coaching staff after hiring Greg Colbrunn as the new hitting coach on Wednesday, and now comes time to fill out the roster Last season, the team dealt with its fair share of both injuries and ineffectiveness, before finally rebooting to some extent by trading away Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl...
Via NESN.com
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox May Move Quickly on Free Agent Bats Due to New Collective Bargaining Agreement (Video)

In the next few weeks, you could see the hot stove heat up even more. The new collective bargaining agreement encourages deals to be made quicker, so after seeing B.J. Upton signed on Wednesday by the Braves, you could see more names like Russell Martin, Michael Bourn, and yes, even Mike Napoli, Nick Swisher and Adam LaRoche start to fly off the shelves as well. Since the Red Sox...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Colbrunn Intends to Restore Red Sox Hitting Philosophy to Patient, Grind-It-Out At-Bats

BOSTON –– Greg Colbrunn was simply waiting for the right opportunity. Over the past few years, he’s had chances to leave his post as the hitting coach at Single-A Charleston –– the Yankees affiliate –– for a promotion. But the incentive wasn’t enough for the 43-year-old to uproot his family from South Carolina and bolt. That was until now. When the job opened up in...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox name Colbrunn hitting coach

The Boston Red Sox have hired Greg Colbrunn as their hitting coach. They named Colbrunn on Wednesday to replace Dave Magadan, who was hired as hitting coach for the Texas Rangers on Oct. 19 after six years in that position with the Red Sox. Colbrunn, 43, will be coaching in the majors for the first time. He spent the past six seasons with the New York Yankees Single-A team in Charleston...
Via Fox Sports
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hire Greg Colbrunn as Hitting Coach

The Red Sox’ coaching staff overhaul was completed Wednesday, as the team hired Greg Colbrunn as hitting coach. Colbrunn joins John Farrell (manager), Juan Nieves (pitching coach), Brian Butterfield (3rd base coach), Arnie Beyeler (1st base coach), Torey Lovullo (bench coach), and Gary Tuck (bullpen coach) on the staff. Colbrunn, 43, was one of five [...]
Via CLNS Radio
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

John Farrell Committed to Two-Hitting Coach System, Identifies Victor Rodriguez As ‘Leading Candidate’

BOSTON — The Red Sox are only halfway done with their hitting coach search. Despite hiring Greg Colbrunn to be the club’s primary hitting coach, Red Sox skipper John Farrell reiterated his intention to appoint an assistant hitting coach and employ a two-hitting coach system. Although Farrell is still sifting through candidates, he identified one viable candidate for the open...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox name Greg Colbrunn hitting coach

The Boston Red Sox have hired Greg Colbrunn as their hitting coach. They named Colbrunn on Wednesday to replace Dave Magadan, who was hired as hitting coach for the Texas Rangers on Oct. 19 after six years in that position with the Red Sox. Colbrunn, 43, will be coaching in the majors for the first time. He spent the past six seasons with the New York Yankees Single-A team in Charleston...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox hire hitting coach

The Boston Red Sox selected former major-league player Greg Colbrunn as their hitting coach. Colbrunn has chosen over Red Sox minor-league hitting coordinator Victor Rodriguez, former Arizona Diamondbacks hitting coach Rich Schu and Atlanta Braves assistatn hitting coach Scott Fletcher, The Boston Globe reported. He spent the past three years in the New York Yankees' minor...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Name Greg Colbrunn as Team’s New Hitting Coach

The Red Sox have found their next hitting coach. The team announced on Wednesday that it has hired Greg Colbrunn to fill the vacancy. Colbrunn will be replacing Dave Magadan, who left Boston after six seasons to take the same job with Texas. The former first baseman has spent the last six seasons with the Yankees’ Single-A affiliate, serving as the hitting coach from 2007 to 2009...
Via NESN.com
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox hire Greg Colbrunn as hitting coach

So says the Red Sox' PR Twitter account (which is weirdly a protected account, so I can't link directly to the tweet).  Colbrunn is 43, and played 13 years in the bigs for seven teams on nine different stints. Despite his world-traveler status, he had a pretty decent career -- .799 OPS and .289 AVG, albeit during the steroid era. One potential concern? His OBP was just...
Via Ted's Army
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Colbrunn Named Red Sox Hitting Coach

New Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell continues to add to his staff as Greg Colbrunn was named hitting coach for the team on Wednesday. Here's the release from the Red Sox: BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today named Greg Colbrunn as the club’s Major League hitting coach.  Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington and Manager John Farrell made the announcement...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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