No decision on coaching staff yet
|Matt Mosley's recites a goodbye letter to the 2012 Texas Rangers.
This year, though, the bats were up and down all season. They couldn't seem to get a runner home from third with less than two outs with regularity and production was up and down. Texas scored the fewest runs in the AL in July and the most in August. But when they needed that one key win in the final stretch of the season, the bats let them down.
Should Coolbaugh be replaced, it would mean more turnover at that spot. Coolbaugh is the fourth hitting coach in the last four seasons.
The rest of the coaching staff includes bench coach Jackie Moore, who has become a trusted adviser for Washington, infield and third-base coach Dave Anderson, outfield and baserunning coach Gary Pettis, pitching coach Mike Maddux and bullpen coach Andy Hawkins.
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