Matt Stairs Named Padres Hitting Coach
Former Bangor resident Matt Stairs has a new gig with an MLB team for 2018.
Stairs spend time with 13 teams during his 20 year professional career in the MLB and played for the Padres in 2010. When he retired, Stairs held the record for the most home runs hit by a pinch hitter.
Alan Zinter was the hitting coach for the team, but was fired during this past 2017 season.