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Nats bring back Schu, after all; add Jacque Jones, Speier

WASHINGTON (AP) The Nationals are bringing back Rick Schu as their hitting coach and adding former major leaguers Jacques Jones as an assistant hitting coach and Chris Speiers as bench coach or third base coach.

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Wednesday that new Washington manager Dusty Baker will decide on Speier's exact role. Speier also will coach infielders and serve as a defensive coordinator.

Schu was part of last year's coaching staff, which was let go entirely when former manager Matt Williams was fired last month after Washington failed to make the playoffs.

AVG: B. Harper.330
HR: B. Harper42
RBI: B. Harper99
SB: M. Taylor16
W: M. Scherzer14
ERA: M. Scherzer2.79
Saves: D. Storen29
K: M. Scherzer276
NL East
X-NY Mets 9072.556-
Washington 8379.5127
Miami 7191.43819
Atlanta 6795.41423
Philadelphia 6399.38927
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .251 (18)
Runs: 703 (10)
Hits: 1363 (23)
Home Runs: 177 (9)
Stolen Bases: 57 (27)
OBP: .321 (14)
SLG: .403 (15)
Total Bases: 2185 (20)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.62 (7)
Runs Allowed: 635 (8)
Saves: 41 (18)
Strikeouts: 1342 (8)
OpBA: .250 (13)
OBP: .301 (6)
SLG: .384 (7)
Run Support: 4.41 (10)
Date Player Transactions
11/23 L. Schafer Signed to a Minor League Contract
11/21 C. Heisey Signed to a Minor League Contract
11/18 D. Carpenter Outrighted to Minors
11/18 D. Carpenter Refused Minor League Assignment - Free Agent
11/3 A. Barrett Removed From 60-Day DL (Right elbow sprain)
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Date Player Status
9/30 Y. Escobar Back (day-to-day)
9/24 D. Espinosa Torn right hamstring (day-to-day)
9/12 Y. Escobar Stomach illness (day-to-day)
9/12 D. Storen Broken right thumb (day-to-day)
8/27 D. Span off 60-day DL
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