• George Brett no longer Royals batting coach, kicks self back upstairs

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 26, 2013
    Did the Royals get better under Brett? They're about the same overall. The Royals announced on Thursday that Brett was headed back upstairs, and that Pedro Grifol would take over. Brett said that he'll still be around for some home games. George Brett made an emotional, somewhat reluctant farewell, to his 56-day stay as the Royals' hitting coach. The Hall of Famer announced Thursday that he was stepping down from his on-field job and returning to the Royals' front office, where he's served as vice preside...
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    • Royals keep rolling with series victory over O's

      Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie fanned five in six solid innings for his second win over the O's this season, as the Royals rolled to a 7-1 victory on Thursday night to claim the series at Kauffman Stadium.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Brett bids emotional farewell as hitting coach

      After a two-month stint as the team's interim hitting coach, Hall of Famer George Brett is returning to his previous role as vice president of baseball operations for the Royals.
      Source: MLB.com
    • HOFer Brett resigns as Royals hitting coach

      George Brett took over as the Kansas City Royals' interim hitting coach with the rudderless team mired in an eight-game skid. He leaves with them showing signs of life.
      Source: ESPN.com

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