Bob Apodaca and Doug Linton will join Mark Wiley as minor league pitching coordinators. Apodaca will instruct pitchers at the lower levels of the minor leagues according to Renck.
Also reported is news that no Double-A manager has been named, but Duane Espy will remain involved with the Tulsa club, likely in the director of operations role. Mark Strittmatter returns to the Rockies as their roving minor-league catching instructor. Jimmy Johnson has been let go as the roving hitting coach.