San Francisco Giants: 5 Reasons Dave Righetti Is the Majors' Best Pitching Coach

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San Francisco Giants: 5 Reasons Dave Righetti Is the Majors' Best Pitching Coach
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Dave Righetti checks-in on Matt Cain

No one deserved a 2010 World Series ring more than Dave Righetti.

The San Francisco Giants' pitching coach for the last decade-plus took a group of young, homegrown pitchers and molded them into the top rotation in the major leagues. While there is always room to argue for a player's innate talents versus the influence of a coach, time and time again the Giants' pitching staff has praised Righetti and cited him as a major source of their individual and collective success.

You can look at the numbers, compare results or simply watch his work unfold on the diamond, but the evidence is plentiful: Dave Righetti is the best pitching coach currently in baseball.

Here are five reasons why.

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