The Cubs finally announced Dale Sveum’s coaching staff on Friday morning. As expected, Jamie Quirk (bench coach), Chris Bosio (pitching coach) and Dave McKay (first base coach) will join Rudy Jaramillo (hitting coach), Pat Listach (third base coach) and Lester Strode (bullpen coach) to round out Sveum’s staff.
Dave McKay served on Tony LaRussa’s staff in St. Louis for 16 seasons and was not retained by Mike Matheny.
Updated 10:56am CT – Mike Borzello will work with the catchers and be involved in advanced scouting. Franklin Font, the Cubs former minor league infield coordinator, will assist Rudy Jaramillo.
Borzello, 41, has been with the Dodgers’ organization for the last four seasons serving as their bullpen catcher. Prior to the four years in Los Angeles, Borzello was with the Yankees organization for 12 seasons beginning in 1996.
Font, 34, has been with the Cubs organization for the last 17 seasons.
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