Manager: John Gibbons
Bench Coach: Demarlo Hale
First Base Coach: Dwayne Murphy
Third Base Coach: Luis Rivera
Batting Coach: Chad Mottola
Pitching Coach: Pete Walker
Bullpen Coach: Pat Hentgen
Base Running and Outfield Coach: Tim Raines
Bullpen Catcher: Alex Andreopoulos
The Jays 2013 coaching staff is complete.
--------------------Jays have hired Tim Raines as the Base-Running and Outfield Coach...
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Reports indicate that Tim Raines will be an outfield and base-running coach for the Blue Jays in 2013.He had 808 all-time stolen bases which is 5th all time. But his defence when he played left something to be desired as it was not his strong suit.Mel Antonen
Potential HOF #TimRaines will be an outfield and base-running coach for the #Blue Jays in 2013, Raines says.#MLB
Gibons adds 5 coaches. DEMARLO HALE-Bench, CHAD MOTTOLA-Hitting DWAYNE MURPHY 1b and Of LUIS RIVERA 3b PETE WALKER Pitching #bluejayshttp://www.thestar.com/sports/baseba...-staff-griffinShi Davidi @ShiDavidi
Bruce Walton and Don Wakamatsu will not be retained in #Jays organization.
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Luis Rivera will be infield instructor, Murphy outfield instructor, Demarlo Hale will oversee everything.Chris_Toman
Gibby bounced ideas off AA, but all coaching decisions were hisChris_Toman
Gibby called Bruce Walton a good friend. Replacing him with Pete Walker as pitching coach was one of toughest decisions he's had to makegregorMLB
Gibbons said Pete Walker will come up with some names for the bullpen coach role. Gibby will do the same and they'll compare.gregorMLB
Murphy is no longer the hitting coach but Gibbons said that he'll still help out Mottola in that role this seasonBKennedyStar
"Any time you can promote from within organization does wonders for morale," Gibbons says.ShiDavidi
Gibbons says he made all coaching decisions, bounced some things off AA. Is big on continuity.ShiDavidi
DeMarlo Hale will organize spring training.LottOnBaseball
Gibbons on new coaching staff: "I made all the decisions … [AA said] this is your baby, go for it."Gibbons and Hale managed vs. each other and coached together in minors. "Our friendship's big. We can trust each otter."Gibbons: Mottola and Murphy will work as "a tandem" with hitters, although Murphy's main jobs are base running and working with outfielders.ShiDavidi
Gibby says "it's important" to have a Spanish speaker on staff like Rivera because some players "may struggle with English like I do."