Will Venable was tabbed by manager Alex Cora as the new Boston Red Sox bench coach. He had previously served as third base coach for the Chicago Cubs.
Venable played nine seasons in the majors, primarily with the San Diego Padres. The outfielder compiled a career .241 average, with 81 home runs and 307 RBIs. He also played briefly for the Rangers and Dodgers.
Venable’s father, Max, also played in the majors from 1979 to 1991 for the Giants, Angels, Reds, and Expos.
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