Padres name veteran pitching coach Rothschild to staff

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The San Diego Padres have named Larry Rothschild as the team’s new pitching staff. He’ll be a part of Jayce Tingler’s initial coaching staff with the Padres.

Before coming to the Padres, he was with the New York Yankees, as their pitching coach. He was let go following the 2019 season.

He was let go by the Yankees with one year left on his deal. Rothschild spent nine seasons as the team’s pitching coach before his departure.

The Philadelphia Phillies considered Rothschild, as he was a member of Joe Girardi’s staff in New York. Girardi was the Yankees manager from 2008 through 2017.

The Phillies eventually chose a different candidate to be their new pitching coach. The team went with Bryan Price.

Rothschild returns to the National League with this move. He previously served as the Chicago Cubs pitching coach from 2002 through 2010.

He was the Tampa Bay Devil Rays manager from 1998 through 2001. Rothschild also was the Florida Marlins in 1995 through 1997.

He was the Atlanta Braves pitching coach in 1994. In addition, he began his pitching coach career with the Cincinnati Reds from 1986 through 1993.

In his coaching tenure, he has been part of the team’s who won the World Series in 1990 with the Reds and 1997 with the Marlins.

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