The Minnesota Twins have announced that they have hired James Rowson as their hitting coach.
Rowson was the minor league hitting coordinator for the New York Yankees for seven of the last nine seasons, interrupted by a short stint with the Chicago Cubs as minor league hitting coordinator. He also worked at the minor league levels with the Los Angeles Angels. He played in the minors for the Seattle Mariners and Yankees.
Rowson replacesTom Brunansky, who was hitting coach for the past four seasons.