On Thursday, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced they have hired Joe Mather as their new hitting coach to replace Darnell Coles and Eric Hinske, who were let go midseason. “First of all, I got a chance to sit down with some unbelievable candidates,” manager Torey Lovullo said. “It made my decision extremely hard, and that’s what I was hoping for. But…
Diamondbacks hire hitting coach Joe MatherBy Derek Montilla
Author Derek Montilla
Derek Montilla, occasionally known as The Mayor of PHNX, has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks beat for over 10 seasons. He's a career .093 hitter as an amateur with more errors than runs scored, so everyone decided that the press box was a better fit. The Arizona native is a diehard fan of all Valley sports and can also be found roaming free ringside at local pro wrestling shows.