Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:21:23 -0800
The Cincinnati Reds will hire Jeff Pico as their pitching coach and Don Long as their new hitting coach, the team announced Tuesday, Nov. 12. Jay Bell will serve as the bench coach.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:10:26 -0800
Atlanta Braves minor league hitting coordinator Don Long is expected to be the Cincinnati Reds' next hitting coach.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010 15:16:33 -0800
Andy Van Slyke, Don Long and Dave Hudgens are the New York Mets' three candidates for the hitting coach position, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin. The team interviewed Hudgens Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Tue, 24 Mar 2009 07:53:59 -0700
The Associated Press reports Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jack Wilson has completely rebuilt his swing this season with hopes of recovering some power at the plate. Beginning with a suggestion by hitting coach Don Long, Wilson has lowered his hands. Wilson was stuck in an 0-for-23 slump this spring that ended Saturday, March 21.
Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:36:32 -0800
Rob Biertempfel, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reports Pittsburgh Pirates 3B Andy LaRoche has been working with hitting coach Don Long on his swing in the offseason.
Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:03:28 -0700
Pirates.MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Gary Varsho, hitting coach Don Long, third base coach Tony Beasley and bullpen coach Luis Dorante have been retained.