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Wed, 02 Jan 2013 00:50:06 -0800
Former major-leaguer Tim Raines is joining the Toronto Blue Jays as a baserunning and outfield coach. Raines stole 808 bases in 2,502 major league games over a 23-year career. He led the National League in stolen bases for four consecutive seasons, 1981-84, and ranks fifth on the all-time major-league list.
Mon, 26 Nov 2007 22:52:18 -0800
The Associated Press reports former major-league OF Tim Raines is on the 2008 Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in his career.
Fri, 13 Oct 2006 19:20:35 -0700
Updating previous reports, the contract of Chicago White Sox bench coach Tim Raines will not be renewed, according to USAToday.com.
Tue, 03 Oct 2006 23:25:30 -0700
The Chicago Sun-Times' Joe Cowley reports the future of Chicago White Sox bench coach Tim Raines will be decided soon, as general manager Ken Williams has given that responsibility to manager Ozzie Guillen. The rest of the coaching staff is intact for 2007. ''We don't know yet,'' Guillen said. ''I might talk to Kenny the next couple of days to see what we want, see if we're going to make any changes or stay the same. Right now there's nothing in my mind to say what we're going to do.''
Fri, 22 Sep 2006 13:17:01 -0700
Scott Merkin, of Chicago.WhiteSox.MLB.com, reports Chicago White Sox bench coach Tim Raines could be let go at the end of this season. Manager Ozzie Guillen has already stated he will bring back his entire staff for the 2007 season and beyond, however, that did not include a commitment for Raines to return next season. "Right now, it's hard for us," said Guillen. "I'm going to sit with [general manager] Kenny [Williams] and [chairman] Jerry [Reinsdorf] and see what direction we go, what we need and what we have to get done. Then we decide about it, what we are going to do." Raines was the first base coach for the 2005 version of the White Sox before being moved to bench coach this season.
Fri, 17 Feb 2006 21:14:29 -0800
Tim Raines, who served as the first base coach for the Chicago White Sox last season, will serve as the bench coach this year, according to Scott Merkin of Whitesox.MLB.com.
Tue, 02 Nov 2004 00:17:42 -0800
Updating a previous item, The Chicago Tribune's Dave Van Dyck reports new Chicago White Sox first base coach Tim Raines believes he was hired for his baserunning expertise, as the White Sox want to be a speedier team in 2005. "I think the Sox want to run more than last year," Raines said. "They also want to place an emphasis on running the bases, going around first base hard after a single, going from first to third, scoring from second. That can mean the difference in winning and losing games."
Mon, 01 Nov 2004 10:37:30 -0800
ESPN.com reports the Chicago White Sox have named Tim Raines the team's first base and base running coach.
Thu, 16 Sep 2004 21:38:05 -0700
Bill Ladson, of Montreal.Expos.MLB.com, reports the Montreal Expos added Single-A Brevard County MAN Tim Raines to the team's coaching staff for the remainder of the season. Raines will join the club Tuesday, Sept. 21, after the team returns to Montreal from a road trip. One of his tasks is to help tutor some of the team's young speedsters on the art of stealing bases.
Sat, 13 Mar 2004 12:43:16 -0800
The Sports Network reports the Montreal Expos will retire former OF Tim Raines' No. 30 at Olympic Stadium prior to the team's game against the Chicago White Sox on June 19.