[4/30/2018] Rakuten Eagles to make coaching staff changes

The Rakuten Eagles announced the following coaching staff changes:

  • Kenta Kurihara – Ni-gun hitting coach → Ichi-gun hitting coach
  • Yosuke Takasu – Ichi-gun hitting coach → Ni-gun hitting coach
  • Yasunaga Makishi – Ikusei coach → Ichi-gun infield/base coach
  • Mitsuo Tateishi – Ichi-gun infield/base coach → Ikusei coach

The Eagles are currently in the middle of a seven-game losing streak. They have the worst record in baseball so far this year: 6-19-1 after twenty-nine games.

Source: Sports Hochi 4/30/2018, Nikkan Sports 4/30/2018

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