Boston Red Sox pitching coach Bob McClure is the first casualty of Boston's dismal season. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports tweeted:
#redsox fire pitching coach bob mcclure — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) August 20, 2012
The Red Sox pitching staff, especially Josh Beckett and Jon Lester, has come under fire this season for not living up to expectations. Beckett is 5-11 with a 5.23 ERA in 127.
Al Nipper, Dave Wallace, John Farrell, Curt Young and Bob McClure have all been pitching coaches for the Boston Red Sox recently. McClure is the only one still employed by the Red Sox, but that needs to change. Nothing has gone righ... Read Post
In a move that was more a matter of “when” rather than “if,” the Boston Red Sox fired pitching coach Bob McClure last night. It was McClure’s first season in Boston. The Red Sox’s pitching has been terrible this season; they are 23r... Read Post