Philadelphia Phillies

Sandberg, Samuel, and Morandini In: Philadelphia Phillies Need One More Coach

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 26:  Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg waves to the crowd as he is introduced at Clark Sports Center during the 2009  Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 26, 2009 in Cooperstown, New York.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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William ZeltmanContributor INovember 21, 2010

The Philadelphia Phillies bolstered the organizations coaching staff by adding Juan Samuel, Ryan Sandberg, and Mickey Morandini. While all three are good additions, they need to make one more change.

The Phillies need a top-notch hitting coach for the major league team. After a season and a half where none of the starting players have been hitting up to their full potential, it is time to make a change in direction. The firing of Milt Thompson was a step in the right direction, but Greg Gross is not the caliber of hitting coach that a four time division championship...

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