Colorado Rockies hitting coach Dante Bichette says he's decided against returning for another season. Bichette and Weiss had played together. Bichette had rejoined the organization this year under manager Walt Weiss. Twelve years removed from his last big season, Bichette admitted he had forgotten just how much of a grind the 162-game season presents. the Red Sox he will leave the Rockies' staff after spending one season as the club's hitting coach. Colorado is hitting a league-leading .271. His older son, Dante Jr., was a first-round selection by the Yankees in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft and is playing for New York's Class A affiliate in Charleston, S.C.