Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Bill Mueller Resigns As Cubbie Hitting Coach

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Former Red Sox batting champion Bill Mueller has resigned as the hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs. This move comes in the wake of the firing of assistant Cubbie hitting coach Mike Brumley. Mueller spent three seasons in Carmine Hose—hitting .303 with a .378 OBP. His ninth-inning single off Mariano Rivera knocked in Dave Roberts with the tying run in Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS at Fenway Park. With the departure of Greg Colbrunn as Red Sox assistant hitting coach, could Mueller be coming back to Boston? Former PawSox hitting coach Chili Davis (now with Oakland) along with former Red Sox hitting coach Dave Magadan (now with the Rangers) have also been mentioned as possible hires by both Boston and Chicago.