If you are a fan of the long ball, the Kansas City Royals may not be the team for you.
The Royals are winning more games with George Brett as their hitting coach. But how much of it is due to Brett?
St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals affiliates combine for 10 roster selections.
Hall of Famer George Brett and Pedro Grifol to assume coaching roles
Pitching is important, but a team doesn’t win games if they don’t score runs.
Phillip Wellman, the hitting coach of the Springfield Cardinals, once had a monumental tirade on a baseball field.
The Kansas City Royals today announced that Terry Bradshaw was named the organization’s minor league hitting coordinator. In addition, Jose Castro was named the assistant minor league hitting coordinator while Milt Thompson was named outfield, bunting and baserunning coordinator.
The St. Louis Cardinals made several changes to their coaching staff this week before free agency gets started.
One year ago, Cardinal Nation tasted the very definition of bittersweet as the team reveled in its 11th—and inarguably most dramatic and improbable—World Series Championship while also saying goodbye to Tony La Russa and Dave Duncan, the outgoing brain trust of so much on-the-field success over a decade and a half in St. Louis.
Oh, wait, the Royals hired two hitting coaches, Jack Maloof and Andre David.