Rangers hire hitting coach Thad Bosley

The Texas Rangers hired Thad Bosley as the team's new hitting coach Tuesday, replacing Clint Hurdle.

Hurdle was named the new manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this offseason.

The 54-year-old Bosley, who played for the Rangers during the 1989-90 seasons, becomes the team's first former player to be the Rangers' hitting coach.

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