On Tuesday, the
St. Louis Cardinals announced that they have reached agreement on contracts for
2009 with all of their Major League coaches, including Pitching Coach Dave Duncan (14th season
with Cardinals) who reached agreement on a new contract earlier this
to manager Tony La Russa’s coaching
staff will be First-Base coach Dave
McKay (14th season), Third-Base Coach Jose Oquendo (11th season),
Hitting Coach Hal McRae
(5th season), Bench Coach Joe Pettini (8th season) and
Bullpen Coach Marty Mason
also announced their Pro Scouting Staff for 2009 with the return of Mike Jorgensen and Gary LaRocque as the team’s Major
League Scouting Coordinators.
also announced that Marty Keough, Matt Slater, Bruce Benedict, Alan Benes, Deric McKamey, Joe Rigoli and Chuck Fick will handle pro scouting
duties and that Matt Carroll will
continue in his role as coordinator for baseball operations/pro scouting.