Dave Duncan Coming Out Of Retirement? Dbacks Interested
After an incredibly successful run as Cardinals pitching coach, Dave Duncan took a leave of absence from the team in 2011 andeventually stepped down in 2012due to the health of his wife, who passed away from cancer this year.
According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch the Diamondbacks have reached out to Duncan about potentially coming out of retirement to take over as their new pitching coach. Goold reports that Duncan is open to a return to baseball and has fielded interest for a variety of roles.
Duncan was Tony La Russas longtime right-hand man in Oakland and St. Louis, putting together a track record that stacks up with just about any pitching coach in baseball history, so hed be a huge addition to any team.