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Red Sox shuffle coaching staff

Updated: December 21, 2011, 6:07 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

Former big leaguer Jerry Royster will be joining Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine's staff as third-base coach, replacing Tim Bogar, who will move to bench coach, according to team sources.

Valentine confirmed the Bogar move during an appearance Wednesday on sports radio WEEI.

Royster, who was drafted by the Dodgers two years after they took Valentine, first posted the news on his Facebook page. Contacted Tuesday night, Royster said he would speak "soon," but that he had "unfinished ...

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