Jeff Manto fired as hitting coach

Updated: September 28, 2013, 11:23 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox hitting coach Jeff Manto was fired Saturday after two seasons on the job.

The team announced Manto's dismissal after its 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals. Manto, 49, joined the organization as minor-league hitting coordinator in November 2007, before being promoted to the big league club in 2012.

"Obviously, this has been a very disappointing season and one of the main areas of disappointment has been our offensive performance," general manager ...

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