Miami Marlins add Marcus Thames, 3 different coaches to Don Mattingly’s workers for 2022

MIAMI — The Miami Marlins accomplished their teaching workers for subsequent season Wednesday, including Marcus Thames from the New York Yankees and selling Al Pedrique, Edwar Gonzalez and Eric Duncan from varied roles inside the group.

The Marlins went 67-95 this 12 months below supervisor Don Mattingly.

Thames spent the final 4 seasons because the Yankees' hitting coach and two extra earlier than that because the membership's assistant hitting coach. Thames was a teammate of Derek Jeter — now the Marlins' CEO — with the Yankees through the 2002 and 2010 seasons, a part of Thames' 10-year MLB enjoying profession.

The Yankees hit a MLB-best 889 dwelling runs in Thames' 4 years as hitting coach. However his contract for 2022 was not renewed by New York after a season when the Yankees have been solely Twenty third-best within the majors with a .237 batting common.

Pedrique shall be Miami's third base and infield coach after serving as supervisor of the Marlins' Triple-A staff in Jacksonville in 2021.

Gonzalez takes over as assistant hitting coach for what shall be his third season within the Miami group, after serving because the staff's minor league hitting coordinator. He additionally has previous expertise with the Yankees, spending 9 years in that group.

Duncan would be the high quality assurance coach on Mattingly's workers, after beforehand working because the Marlins' minor league hitting coordinator, then getting promoted to assistant hitting coach and finally hitting coach.

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