by Tobey Johnson
When John Mallee accepted the hitting coach position with the Chicago Cubs, I’m sure he knew he had some work to do. The Cubs have a young and powerful group of hitters, but they also strike out – a lot. Thankfully, this isn’t anything new to Mallee.
Carrie Muskat – MLB.com – March 9, 2015
MESA, Ariz. — It’s a new season, which means a new manager for Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan, his seventh in as many years. But this time, it’s a little different for Coghlan, because he’s reunited with the same hitting coach who was with him when he won the National League Rookie of the Year Award in 2009 while with the Marlins.
By Richard Justice / MLB.com – March 9, 2015
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Jose Altuve begins his workday before sunrise. In this routine, he finds comfort. From this routine, he constructed a batting championship.
“Everything he does matters,” said his new manager, A.J. Hinch of the Astros.