Tweet from the ABCA from @AaronFitt (Baseball America):
Another nugget I picked up yesterday: #SEC has so much cash, it will go to 4-man umpire crews this year. Most leagues have 2-man crews.MIZZOU BASEBALL IN THE MINORS
The Rangers have decided not to fill a hitting coordinator position in the minor league system this season.
It’s expected to be a temporary move. But for 2013, field coordinator Jayce Tingler and special assistant roving hitting instructor Harry Spilman will handle those duties with guidance from Triple-A hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh and major league hitting coach Dave Magadan.
"Jayce and Harry worked together at Instructional League in a hitting program there and we were pleased with how it went," Purpura said. "They complemented each other well and we wondered if it was something we should look at this year." ...