Jason Beck of MLB.com reports that Mick Billmeyer has been named the Tigers bullpen coach.
Billmeyer had been a coach in the Phillies organization for the past 10 seasons, serving as the bullpen coach and catching instructor since 2008. The 49-year-old was dismissed after the 2013 season.rotoworldKen Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Wally Joyner will be named as the Tigers hitting coach.
It was reported earlier in the afternoon by Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly that Joyner was leaving the Phillies organization where he served as an assistant hitting coach in 2013. Joyner is a former teammate of Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus.