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Diamondbacks Hire Joe Mather as Hitting Coach

The Arizona Diamondbacks hired Joe Mather as hitting coach.

· Served as the Cincinnati Reds’ assistant hitting coach and director of hitting from 2020-21.

· Spent 5 seasons in the D-backs’ organization (2015-19), most recently serving as the Minor League field/hitting coordinator in 2019.

· Managed Rookie Advanced Missoula from 2015-16, winning the Pioneer League championship in his first season at the helm…also served as a coach at Double-A Jackson in 2017 and manager at Single-A Adv. Visalia in 2018.

· Was a manager/coach for the following members of Arizona’s 40-man roster: Miguel Aguilar (2018), Taylor Clarke (2017), Drew Ellis (2018), Kevin Ginkel (2018), Matt Peacock (2018), Pavin Smith (2018), Riley Smith (2018) and Daulton Varsho (2018).