Archive for Friday, May 30, 2014

Royals switch coaches

May 30, 2014


— The Royals shook up their coaching staff Thursday in an attempt to jumpstart their failing offense, appointing Dale Sveum as the hitting coach and making Mike Jirschele their third-base coach.

Pedro Grifol, who took over as hitting coach last season, will instruct catchers.

The moves were announced after the Royals finished a disastrous homestand that included a sweep at the hands of Houston and before they opened a four-game series in Toronto.


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