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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

10/23 Coaching changes (Cubs)

The Cubs named David Bell as the third base coach and removed the interim tag from hitting coach James Rowson.

I’m guessing that Bell saw himself as a possible candidate to replace Dusty Baker and when Dusty re-upped, Bell decided to move on.

Mike Emeigh Posted: October 23, 2012 at 01:18 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. zonk Posted: October 23, 2012 at 01:47 PM (#4280672)
Has Bell learned to throw a knuckleball? Because then I'd care...
   2. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: October 23, 2012 at 02:31 PM (#4280713)
David Bell, hated in Philly because management decided it could get more for Placido Polanco than him, to make room for Utley. And that "more" turned out to be Ugueth "Machete-Man" Urbina, who was of no help. (Nor was Bell from that point forward).
   3. dr. scott Posted: October 23, 2012 at 03:11 PM (#4280752)
Does David bell look as worried when coaching as he always did while hitting?
   4. eddieot Posted: October 23, 2012 at 03:36 PM (#4280780)
Another crappy hitter turned hitting coach.
   5. zonk Posted: October 23, 2012 at 03:59 PM (#4280814)
Another crappy hitter turned hitting coach.


Ehhh... Charlie Lau couldn't hit either.

   6. vortex of dissipation Posted: October 23, 2012 at 04:45 PM (#4280910)
Another crappy hitter turned hitting coach.


Never played above A ball and had a MiL lifetime average of .204.

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