Report: McGwire to accept hitting coach position with Los Angeles Dodgers

Report: McGwire to accept hitting coach position with Los Angeles Dodgers

Mark McGwire has told the Cardinals he intends to accept an offer to become the next hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported.

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by BaseballSTL Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – Mark McGwire has told the Cardinals he intends to accept an offer to become the next hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers,

Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has reported.

Strauss said though the deal is not final, McGwire told the Cardinals he does not plan on accepting the team’s contract extension offer.

According to the article, McGwire, who has been with the club the past three seasons, wishes to move back to the West Coast to be closer to his five children.

The Cardinals did not want to comment on the situation, as the Dodgers would be the club to make an announcement if the team hires McGwire.

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