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A little more on Curt Young

Just a quick update on the possible destination for former A’s pitching coach Curt Young, who left Oakland on Sunday to pursue other options.

It was widely assumed that Young could be a natural to land with the Arizona Diamondbacks as their pitching coach, being that he lives in Scottsdale. But the Arizona Republic is reporting that Charles Nagy is the front runner for that position. Everything I’m now hearing points to Young getting consideration from the Boston Red Sox to be their pitching coach. The Sox have a vacancy now that John Farrell has left to become Toronto’s new manager. Of course, with today’s news that the Yankees will part ways with pitching coach Dave Eiland, perhaps that could open up another opportunity for Young. We shall see …

Joe Stiglich