Thu, 29 Sep 2011 13:31:36 -0700
The San Diego Padres fired hitting coach Randy Ready Thursday, Sept. 29, after the team went 71-91. The team has gone through four hitting coaches since moving to PETCO Park in 2004.
Mon, 22 Nov 2010 07:05:08 -0800
The Texas Rangers interviewed Randy Ready for their hitting coach vacancy Friday, Nov. 19, after the San Diego Padres granted them permission, FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal reports.
Mon, 18 Oct 2010 12:48:43 -0700
The San Diego Padres announced their coaching staff Monday, Oct. 18, for the 2011 season, according to MLB.com's Corey Brock. Dave Roberts will serve as the new first base coach and Rick Renteria will move to bench coach, with former bench coach Ted Simmons not returning. Bullpen coach Darrell Akerfelds, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman and hitting coach Randy Ready will all return.
Wed, 06 Oct 2010 20:44:44 -0700
San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria is expected to return as the bench coach next season, according to MLB.com's Corey Brock. However, the Toronto Blue Jays have received permission to interview him for their managerial opening. Special assistant Dave Roberts will serve as the team's first base coach next year. Bench coach Ted Simmons will be pursuing a managerial position in the offseason. Pitching coach Darren Balsley, hitting coach Randy Ready and bullpen coach Darrel Akerfelds are all expected to return.
Thu, 22 Oct 2009 10:54:01 -0700
Corey Brock, of MLB.com, reports the San Diego Padres agreed to one-year contract extensions with their entire coaching staff for the 2010 season, which includes bench coach Ted Simmons, hitting coach Randy Ready, pitching coach Darren Balsley, first base coach Rick Renteria, third base coach Glenn Hoffman and bullpen coach Darrel Akerfelds.
Thu, 15 Oct 2009 12:12:40 -0700
The Associated Press reports free-agent manager Ned Yost (Brewers) interviewed for the Houston Astros' vacant managerial position Thursday, Oct. 15. San Diego Padres hitting coach Randy Ready is scheduled to be interviewed later in the day.
Tue, 13 Oct 2009 05:31:45 -0700
Astros.MLB.com's Alyson Footer reports the Houston Astros named their 10 managerial candidates. Interim manager Dave Clark, minor league field coordinator Al Pedrique, former Milwaukee Brewers manager Ned Yost, San Diego Padres hitting coach Randy Ready, former Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Melvin, former Washington Nationals manager Manny Acta, Boston Red Sox pitching coach Brad Mills, Red Sox first base coach Tim Bogar, former Astros manager Phil Garner and Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin are all candidates.
Fri, 31 Jul 2009 13:21:58 -0700
Chris Jenkins, of The San Diego Union-Tribune, reports the San Diego Padres fired hitting coach Jim Lefebvre Friday, July 31. He is being replaced by Class AAA manager Randy Ready.