• Bowa returning to Phillies as bench coach

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Oct 8, 2013
    Bowa, a former Phillies manager and shortstop, returned to the team Tuesday to serve as bench coach under Sandberg. Bowa, a fan favorite as a player, was part of the 1980 World Series championship team. Bowa and Sandberg are forever linked as the players the Phillies traded away to the Cubs in 1982 for shortstop Ivan DeJesus. They know the team, they know the players, they have a feel for Phillies baseball and expectations." The Phillies began reshuffling their coaching staff by firing pitching coach Rich Dubee after the season. He managed the Phillies from 2001-04 and also was the third-base coach from 1988-96. "I learned a lot from him as a young player and now as a young manager, with his experience and knowledge and information, I think he'll be a terrific guy by my side," Sandberg said.
    • D-backs fire pitching coach Nagy, 1B coach Sax

      The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired pitching coach Charles Nagy and first base coach Steve Sax.
      Source: ESPN.com

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