The San Diego Padres have announced their coaching staff for the 2023 season.
On the 4th (Korean time), the Padres unveiled a list of coaches who will be with Bob Melvin for the second season.
As previously reported through local media, two coaches, Scott Coolbar (56) and Oscar Bernard (39), joined the team as assistant hitting coaches. They replace hitting coach Michael Breda, who took over as Detroit Tigers coach. 토토사이트
There was no separate ‘hitting coach’. Instead, Ryan Flairty, who served as quality control coach last season, will be promoted to bench coach and offensive coordinator, and will guide the players’ hitting. Previous bench coach Ryan Christensen was promoted to assistant manager.
Coolba has experience playing as a foreign player for the Hyundai Unicorns of Korean professional baseball in the past. After his retirement he turned into a leader. This will be his 22nd season as coach. Started as a minor league coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks from 1999 to 2004, then coached the Texas Rangers (2007-14) Baltimore Orioles (2015-18) Los Angeles Dodgers (2019) Chicago White Sox (2020) Detroit Tigers (2021-22) did
He has been a major league coach since he was promoted to Texas major league coaching during the 2011 season. In Baltimore, I also have experience working with Hyunsoo Kim. In 2019, he was also interviewed as a candidate for the head coach of the Lotte Giants.
Bernard, who will serve as hitting coach, is entering his eighth season with the Padres. He has served as the minor league hitting coordinator for the past seven years.