Diamondbacks Fill Coaching Vacancies with Familiar Faces

Posted: 11th November 2009 by Jeff Summers in MLB
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Since the season ended, the Arizona Diamondbacks have been searching for two candidates that would fill the coaching vacancies on the Major League Baseball staff. Diamondbacks manager AJ Hinch suggested he hoped to fill these spots by the first week in November. While Nov. 11 is not technically the first week of the month it is fairly close. The Diamondbacks announced today that they had filled these positions and agreed to a 2010 contract with bullpen coach Glenn Sherlock who has been a coach with the organization since the inaugural season in 1998. Both of the candidates chosen have a long history with Hinch and one is a familiar face to Diamondbacks fans. Former Arizona third baseman Matt Williams has been hired to be the first base coach. He will also be responsible for working wit ...

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