Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:41:03 -0800
The Texas Rangers will hire Bengie Molina as their new first base coach and catching instructor. Also, Bobby Jones has been promoted from Triple-A Round Rock to serve as the team's assistant hitting coach. Molina was the assistant hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals last year.
Sat, 19 Jan 2013 09:40:06 -0800
Updating a previous report, the St. Louis Cardinals have hired former MLB C Bengie Molina to be their assistant hitting coach.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:22:02 -0800
Former major-league C Bengie Molina, a former standout of the San Francisco Giants and the brother of St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina, is set to join the Cardinals as the assistant hitting coach.
Sun, 26 Feb 2012 17:31:58 -0800
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) is expected to make his retirement announcement official soon. Friends, family and former teammates threw him a surprise retirement party in Arizona. "It was a special night," Molina said. "I can't thank enough all the people that came. At some point they touched my life and helped me be who I am right now." Molina will hang up the spikes after batting .274 over parts of 13 major league seasons playing with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Toronto Blue Jays, San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers. He and brothers Jose Molina and Yadier Molina are the only trio of brothers to own World Series rings.
Tue, 12 Jul 2011 20:03:18 -0700
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) said Tuesday, July 12, that he is not retired yet, but indicated he is not going to play in 2011.
Fri, 27 May 2011 08:23:59 -0700
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) is interested in signing with the San Francisco Giants, but he doesn't think they'd be interested in him.
Thu, 19 May 2011 11:18:30 -0700
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) is expected to sign soon with the Boston Red Sox.
Sun, 08 May 2011 12:41:03 -0700
The Boston Red Sox have reportedly contacted free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers), although they are not yet ready to move on him.
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 14:49:08 -0800
The San Diego Padres have checked in on free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) but came away thinking that he is leaning toward retirement, according to SI.com's Jon Heyman.
Tue, 08 Mar 2011 06:39:18 -0800
Free-agent C Bengie Molina (Rangers) said he's not retired and is seeking a guaranteed deal with a decent salary, The Mercury News' Andrew Baggarly reports.