Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:25:17 -0700
New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter hit his 12th homer of the season Tuesday, Aug. 21, giving him sole possession of 11th place on the career hits list (3,256) and moving him ahead of Eddie Murray.
Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:56:02 -0700
T.R. Sullivan, of MLB.com, reports the Texas Rangers are in the process of beginning their search for a new hitting coach for the 2010 season. The team could consider candidates such as first base coach Gary Pettis, minor league hitting coordinator Mike Boulanger, former MLB OF Rusty Greer, Detroit Tigers hitting instructor Toby Harrah, former MLB 1B Eddie Murray, former hitting coach Thad Bosley, former hitting coach Dave Hudgens and free-agent manager Clint Hurdle (Rockies).
Wed, 27 May 2009 04:27:44 -0700
The Associated Press reports New York Mets OF Gary Sheffield hit his 504th career home run Tuesday, May 26, tying Eddie Murray for 24th on the career all-time list.
Thu, 14 Jun 2007 11:45:39 -0700
Dodgers.MLB.com reports the Los Angeles Dodgers have dismissed hitting coach Eddie Murray. "Change is never easy but sometimes it is necessary and we feel that this is the best thing right now to help the team win," Dodgers manager Grady Little said. "Our offense hasn't lived up to our expectations and no one person is responsible for the results we've had this season. I have the utmost respect for Eddie Murray as a person and as a professional and I wish him nothing but the best."
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 18:45:17 -0700
Ken Gurnick, of Dodgers.MLB.com, reports the entire Los Angeles Dodgers coaching staff is expected back next year. Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, hitting coach Eddie Murray, bench coach David Jauss, third base coach Rich Donnelly, first base coach Mariano Duncan, bullpen coach Dan Warthen and coach Manny Mota all signed two-year contracts last winter.
Sat, 26 Aug 2006 11:51:52 -0700
Mark Bowman, of Atlanta.Braves.MLB.com, reports Atlanta Braves 3B Chipper Jones hit his 350th career home run Wednesday, Aug. 23, tying him with 1B Chili Davis for third on the all-time home run list for switch-hitters. The only two players remaining ahead of him are 1B Mickey Mantle, with 536 home runs, and 3B Eddie Murray, with 504.
Wed, 11 Jan 2006 00:03:09 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Los Angeles Dodgers hired former 1B Eddie Murray, who also played for several years with the Baltimore Orioles, as the team's hitting coach.
Tue, 05 Jul 2005 21:08:56 -0700
The Associated Press reports Boston Red Sox OF Manny Ramirez hit the 20th grand slam of his career Tuesday night, July 5. He had been tied for second all-time with Hall of Famer Eddie Murray; he now trails only Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig, who had 23.
Sun, 26 Jun 2005 20:11:51 -0700
The Associated Press reports Boston Red Sox OF Manny Ramirez hit a grand slam Sunday, June 26, and drove in five runs. It was the 19th grand slam of his career, moving him into a tie with Hall of Famer Eddie Murray for second on the career grand slam list.
Sun, 05 Jun 2005 00:42:54 -0700
The Akron Beacon Journal's Sheldon Ocker reports the Cleveland Indians fired hitting coach Eddie Murray Saturday, June 4, hours after the Indians lost 6-5 to the Chicago White Sox. "We've parted ways with Eddie Murray," MAN Eric Wedge said. "I have tremendous respect for his knowledge of hitting, but from an operating standpoint, I feel this is best for the club." Minor-league hitting coordinator Derek Shelton will be the team's hitting coach for the rest of the season.