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Friday, November 02, 2012

McGwire, Dodgers appear to be a match

Mark McGwire, who has served as Cardinals hitting coach for three seasons under two managers, has informed the club that he intends to accept a similar position with the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources familiar with the situation told the Post-Dispatch this afternoon.

Though a deal between the Dodgers and McGwire is not considered final, McGwire has told the Cardinals that he does not anticipate accepting their offer of a contract extension.

 

Gamingboy Posted: November 02, 2012 at 06:27 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cardinals, dodgers, mark mcgwire

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   1. phredbird Posted: November 03, 2012 at 01:41 PM (#4291698)
whoa. the first thing that pops into my mind is that he just wants to be closer to home. he's a pretty private guy and he lives in orange county, i believe.

if the dodgers start hitting, he's going to get a pretty strong pixie dust reputation. the cards have hit a ton in the two (three?) years he's been their hitting coach.

edit: guess i should have read the article first, since what i said is pretty much in there. duh.
   2. JimMusComp likes Billy Eppler.... Posted: November 03, 2012 at 03:23 PM (#4291853)
Wow. Good for him and the Dodgers.
   3. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: November 03, 2012 at 03:36 PM (#4291879)
if the dodgers start hitting, he's going to get a pretty strong pixie dust reputation.

That's not pixie dust. :D
   4. phredbird Posted: November 03, 2012 at 04:31 PM (#4291942)
baseball is clean now. bud selig said so!
   5. Walt Davis Posted: November 04, 2012 at 01:00 AM (#4292417)
It's the Dodgers, so Coletti offered him, what ... 4/$70 M?

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