• Joyner decides to 'pursue other opportunities'

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Nov 17, 2013
    But on Sunday the Phillies announced Joyner had left the organization again to "pursue other opportunities." Joyner has been in the top job before, serving as Padres hitting coach from July 2007 to September 2008. Wally Joyner stepped down from his position as assistant hitting coach with the Phillies on Sunday to fill the Tigers' opening as head hitting coach, according to industry sources. After stepping down from the job, he spent four years as the lead hitting instructor for Major League Baseball's international elite-level development programs, coaching players in Italy, Brazil and the Netherlands.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Tigers adding Phils' Joyner, Billmeyer to Ausmus' staff

      The Tigers' coaching staff under first-time manager Brad Ausmus continues to take a veteran shape. A pair of coaches from Charlie Manuel's old staff in Philadelphia are the latest additions. Wally Joyner stepped down from his position as assistant hitti…
      Source: MLB.com

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