According to a report from Cody Stavenhagen, the Detroit Tigers have hired three more coaches to join manager A.J. Hinch’s staff.
Included in the hires is Scott Coolbaugh, who will be the Tigers hitting coach.
Lombard was the Dodgers first base coach and had interviewed for the Tigers' manager job.
Coolbaugh was assistant hitting coach with the White Sox.
Hale had been third base coach and previously bench coach in Washington.
— Cody Stavenhagen (@CodyStavenhagen) November 7, 2020
The Tigers have now confirmed the 3 hires.
The Detroit Tigers today announced three additions to the Major League coaching staff:
◾️ George Lombard as Bench Coach
◾️ Scott Coolbaugh as Hitting Coach
◾️ Chip Hale as Third Base Coach pic.twitter.com/usCYOpzymQ
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) November 7, 2020
Al Avila and A.J. Hinch commented on the hires following the announcement.