Fri, 20 Jul 2012 19:16:45 -0700
Milwaukee Brewers OF Ryan Braun became the fastest player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career hits when he picked up singles in each of his first two at-bats Friday, July 20, against the Cincinnati Reds. It was his 815th career game. Hall of Famer Paul Molitor held the club record before, posting 1,000 hits in 835 games, while fellow Hall of Famer Robin Yount accomplished the feat in 948 games.
Mon, 27 Oct 2008 09:00:16 -0700
Joe Christensen, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Twins minor league infield/baserunning coordinator Paul Molitor will return to the team for the 2009 season.
Fri, 20 Oct 2006 11:41:45 -0700
Adam McCalvy, of Milwaukee.Brewers.MLB.com, reports the Milwaukee Brewers are not interested in interviewing former Brewers great Paul Molitor for either of their coaching positions. "We haven't talked about Paul. I think he's happy with the position he has in Minnesota," general manager Doug Melvin said.
Wed, 27 Sep 2006 19:27:39 -0700
San Francisco Giants OF Moises Alou, 40, became the oldest player since Paul Molitor in 1998 to successfully steal home, Wednesday, Sept. 27, against the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to Janie McCauley of the Associated Press. Molitor was 41 years, 270 days old when he accomplished the feat while playing for the Minnesota Twins.
Sun, 30 Oct 2005 01:45:09 -0800
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune's La Velle E. Neal III reports Minnesota Twins OF Torii Hunter wasn't thrilled with the selection of Joe Vavra as the team's new hitting coach, but Vavra is reaching out to Hunter to try and soothe differences. "Nothing against Joe, but I thought Paul Molitor or Don Baylor or someone who had done something in the game would help," Hunter said. "If you want to increase offense, you would want to do that. All I can do is voice my opinion."
Tue, 18 Oct 2005 09:14:32 -0700
The Associated Press reports former MLB IF Paul Molitor turned down the Minnesota Twins' offer for him to be their new hitting coach.
Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:07:46 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Minnesota Twins named Paul Molitor a roving instructor. Molitor will be responsible for coordinating the baserunning and infield instruction within the Twins' minor league system, the team said Monday.
Tue, 05 Oct 2004 20:24:02 -0700
Tim Korte, of the Associated Press, reports the Seattle Mariners front office has told Seattle hitting coach Paul Molitor he is free to pursue a job elsewhere, even though he remains under contract through Oct. 31.
Sun, 25 Jul 2004 18:52:09 -0700
John Kekis, of the Associated Press, reports retired IF/OF/DH Paul Molitor was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame Sunday, July 25, at ceremonies in Cooperstown, New York. Molitor recorded 3,319 hits in 21 big league seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays and Minnesota Twins.
Fri, 23 Jul 2004 01:22:20 -0700
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer's John Hickey reports Mike Aldrete will fill in for Paul Molitor as the Seattle Mariners' hitting coach over the weekend, with Molitor attending his Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown.