Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:39:35 -0700
The Boston Red Sox have hired Chili Davis as the team's new hitting coach, succeeding Greg Colbrunn, who was away from the team for part of the year due to health issues. Davis was the hitting coach for the Oakland Athletics.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:11:50 -0700
Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn will not return for the 2015 season after having a health scare earlier this year. Colbrunn also wants to spend more time with his family. He was rushed to a hospital June 4 after developing bleeding on the brain, a potentially life-threatening condition. Colbrunn returned to the team six weeks later. It's unclear if assistant hitting coach Victor Rodriguez will be promoted.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:28:37 -0700
Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn, who had a serious health scare earlier this year, said he is unsure if he will return next season. The Red Sox finished tied for 12th in runs scored with 634. They were 14th in slugging percentage (.369), 12th in home runs (123), eighth in on-base percentage (.316) and 14th in OPS-plus (92). Boston was last in the league in batting average on the road (.233) and last in average with runners in scoring position (.237).
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:37:08 -0700
Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn (brain) returned to the team Monday, June 30, nearly three weeks after suffering from a brain hemorrhage. He is expected to ease back into his duties before resuming a full-time schedule.
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:31:56 -0700
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said hitting coach Greg Colbrunn (brain) is doing better but is expected to remain in the hospital for about a week after suffering a brain hemorrhage. Farrell said there is no timetable for Colbrunn's return.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:19:17 -0700
Boston Red Sox hitting coach Greg Colbrunn (brain) suffered a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage and is in a Cleveland hospital. He is expected to recover.
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:56:39 -0800
The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday, Nov. 28, that they named Greg Colbrunn as their new hitting coach.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:33:30 -0800
Former 2B Craig Counsell has withdrawn his name for consideration for the Boston Red Sox's hitting coach position. The remaining candidates include Greg Colbrunn, Scott Fletcher, Victor Rodriguez and Rick Schu. It's believed that Boston will hire one of the remaining candidates as the hitting coach and another from the group to serve as the assistant.
Sun, 18 Nov 2012 11:50:12 -0800
The Boston Red Sox will interview former MLB INFs Craig Counsell and Greg Colbrunn for their hitting coach vacancy this week. Counsell will be interviewed Monday, Nov. 19, while Colbrunn's date has not yet been determined. Former Arizona Diamondbacks hitting coach Rick Schu, Red Sox minor league hitting coordinator Victor Rodriguez and Atlanta Braves assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher have already been interviewed. The team is still considering a two-coach approach to hitting instruction, although that idea will likely be based upon personnel.
Sat, 18 Sep 2010 12:12:18 -0700
The New York Yankees have added Greg Colbrunn, manager of the club's Class A Charleston minor league affiliate, to their coaching staff. He will remain with the team through Thursday, Sept. 23.