"We felt a change was an appropriate decision based on our offensive struggles," Arizona general manager Josh Byrnes said. "Kevin Seitzer gave us tremendous passion and effort. Rick Schu has history with a lot of our players, and we feel he can help us improve our performance."
40% of the hitting coaches in the NL West from the start of the year are gone. Merv Rettenmund, Joe Lefebvre, and Alan Cockrell have already registered with Monster.com for hitting coaches.
For a while, I thought Rick Schu was the greatest player ever. I saw him play twice. Once was this game. Then I saw him at this game. Fortunately, I was not hired as a scout.