Source: Clark Spencer, Miami Herald
Brett Butler harbors no illusions of curing the power deficiency.
But the Marlins are counting on Butler, an exceptional bunter and base runner over his 17-year major-league career, to help get the ground game going in an attempt to cure the team’s scoring woes.
“I think it’s all about attitude,” said Butler, a 56-year-old overachiever the Marlins hired last week as third-base coach in charge of bunting, base running and outfield defense. “I think once they buy into it, it’s easier to teach.”