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Dodgers News: Two Hitting Coaches Will Split Time Between Majors and Minors

The Dodgers have one of baseball’s most innovative front offices. The latest move is another example of how.

L.A. will have two assistant coaches bounce between the majors and minors, according to a report from Andy McCullough of the Los Angeles Times.

As McCullough said, the tactic will allow them to have different viewpoints on their major league hitters and top prospects. Both coaches will obviously be familiar with Corey Seager, Cody Bellinger and other upstart hitters. Allowing Wooten to work with the major league team will provide new perspective for veteran bats.

For all the talk about the Dodgers’ financial strength, their biggest point of emphasis is player development and evaluation. This strategy is another means of doing so.

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Gabe Burns is an award-winning journalist. He serves as a reporter and editor at the DodgersNation news desk. He additionally works as editor-in-chief of The Spectator, Valdosta State University's student paper. Gabe's work has been featured on a number of platforms, including Draft Breakdown and Pro Football Spot. His byline has been cited in media such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. Aside from covering Dodgers baseball, Gabe enjoys watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Orlando Magic and Tampa Bay Lightning. He can be followed on Twitter at @GabeBurns_DN.

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  1. I have maintained that the hitting coaches should ‘ earn their pay ‘ more so than ever this, and past years.. i.e. Puig and Pederson especially.. This move appears to be a step in the right direction.. If these boys can pick it up to their potential, then The Dodgers can be serious contenders to The WS crown..

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