Ruben Amaro is ambidextrous, will show it off at Red Sox batting practice
If you’re going to a Boston Red Sox game next year, you might want to show up early.
Why? Because new first-base coach Ruben Amaro Jr. is going to throw batting practice, and he’s going to do it with whatever hand he feels like:
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— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) October 26, 2015
Amaro held a Monday conference call to discuss his new role, an unusual move for a man who was once the general manager for the Philadelphia Phillies.
"I guess it is unusual,” Amaro said in a conference call Monday, "but for me, I’ve always had kind of an itch to be back on the field.”
The Phillies relieved Amaro of his duties in September after a second straight last-place finish.