Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons named
five to his coaching staff for the 2013 season on Monday.
DeMarlo Hale will serve as Gibbons' bench coach, and he is very familiar with
the AL East. He comes to Toronto after a one-year stint in Baltimore, where he
was the third base coach. Before joining the Orioles, he worked on Terry
Francona's staff in Boston.
Chad Mottola has been tabbed as the club's new hitting coach. He assumed the
same duties with the club's Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas the last three
Pete Walker will shift from bullpen coach to pitching coach, Luis Rivera will
move to third base coach and Dwayne Murphy will take over as first base
and outfield coach.
Walker's vacated bullpen coach position has not yet been filled.
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