The Nationals have hired Hank White.
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) November 14, 2017
This is a promotion for Hank White, as he was the Cubs’ quality control coach. The Cubs will have to fill that position as well as the vacancy for first-base coach, for whom I proposed Doug Dascenzo last week.
Congratulations to Henry Blanco, who coached in 2014 for the Diamondbacks before being hired by the Cubs before the 2015 season as quality-control coach. For those wondering what the QC coach does, among his duties are supervising the in-house replay system so Joe Maddon can decide whether or not to challenge a play. I can’t find anything else on what the Cubs require of a QC coach, but here’s some information on what the Toronto Blue Jays ask of their QC coach, Derek Shelton:
The QC coach is an advance planner who tries to ensure quality output with quality input. That appears to involve …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue