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Angels tab their former pitcher Barry Enright as pitching coach


ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels have employed Barry Enright to be their pitching coach.

Supervisor Ron Washington gave the job Tuesday to Enright, 37, who has solely been in teaching for 5 years. He was a pitching coach within the Arizona Diamondbacks‘ system from 2019 to ’21, and he spent the previous two years as their assistant main league pitching coach and minor league pitching coordinator.

The Angels additionally employed veteran coach Tim Laker to be their offensive coordinator, working with new hitting coach Johnny Washington and the Angels’ hitters.

Enright is a Northern California native who performed at Pepperdine earlier than pitching in 31 video games over 4 seasons within the majors with Arizona and the Angels from 2010 to ’13. He appeared in seven video games with the Halos, posting a 13.50 ERA.

He pitched within the minors and in Mexico till 2018.

Enright takes over management of an Angels pitching employees that completed final season twenty third within the majors with a 4.64 ERA and twenty sixth with a 1.42 WHIP. Los Angeles has completed within the high 10 in ERA simply as soon as throughout its nine-year playoff drought and eight consecutive shedding seasons.

Laker is a Los Angeles-area native who spent final season because the Dodgers’ minor league hitting coordinator. He was the Mariners’ hitting coach earlier than that, and he performed components of 11 main league seasons as a catcher for 5 groups.

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