SAN DIEGO - Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres. [url=https://www.cheaprockiesjerseys
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SAN DIEGO - Phil Plantier is the latest hitting coach to be fired by the San Diego Padres. John Vander Wal Jersey .Plantier was dismissed Wednesday after three years on the job.The Padres hit .226 last year, worst in the big leagues. They were hitting .210 on June 30.Manager Bud Black said he and general manager A.J. Preller decided that the Padres needed a new voice at hitting coach. Black said the Padres hope Plantier remains with the organization in some capacity.Plantier had been the sixth hitting coach since the Padres began playing in spacious Petco Park in 2004.Plantier replaced Randy Ready, who was fired a day after the Padres finished last in the NL West at 71-91 in 2011. The other Padres hitting coaches during the teams time at Petco Park have been Dave Magadan, Merv Rettenmund, Wally Joyner and Jim Lefebvre. All were fired except Joyner, who resigned late in the 2008 season, before he could be fired.Plantier had three stints with the Padres in the 1990s. He also played for Boston, Houston, Oakland and St. Louis.Plantiers assistant, Alonzo Powell, will return and will be among the candidates to interview for the hitting coach position.Also returning will be bench coach Dave Roberts, pitching coach Darren Balsley, third base coach Glenn Hoffman, first base coach Jose Valentin and bullpen coach Willie Blair. Mark Thompson Jersey . Louis, MO (SportsNetwork. Phil Diehl Jersey . Spezza scored a power-play goal with 5 minutes left and Stephane Da Costa had the other two goals to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. https://www.cheaprockiesjerseys.us/ .C. - Heat coach Erik Spoelstra says Danny Granger, Chris Andersen and Udonis Haslem are still not ready to play and will miss Wednesday nights game against the Charlotte Hornets.PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired right-hander Lucas Harrell from the Houston Astros for a player to be named. Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said Monday that Harrell will join Triple-A Reno for now. The 28-year-old Harrell went 0-3 with a 9.49 ERA in three starts with Houston this season.. Josh Fuentes Jersey. He was 6-17 with a 5.86 ERA last season. Arizona could use some pitching help. The Diamondbacks lost ace Patrick Corbin to Tommy John surgery before the season started and are off to the worst start in franchise history, though the starters have been solid the past four games. ' ' '