wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Orioles

Wallace Hired As Orioles’ Pitching Coach

View Comments
Orioles_Logo_2012, Orioles Logo
Orioles Central
Shop Team Gear
Shop Tickets
MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries
1057topper Wallace Hired As Orioles Pitching Coach

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have hired Dave Wallace, 66, as their pitching coach on Tuesday.

Wallace, who has spent the past four years as Atlanta’s minor league pitching coordinator, replaces Rick Adair, who left the Orioles in mid-August for personal reasons.

He’s been the pitching coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros. The Red Sox won the World Series with Wallace as pitching coach in 2004. New York went to the World Series in 2000 under Wallace.

Manager Buck Showalter said Wallace’s “track record speaks for itself.”

Adair had been Baltimore’s pitching coach since June 2011.

Showalter said Wallace will have input on the selection of a bullpen coach.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus