Bullpen coach Matt Wise will serve as the Los Angeles Angels’ interim pitching coach, changing the suspended Mickey Callaway.
Manager Joe Maddon introduced his plan Tuesday as the Angels reported to spring coaching in Arizona.
New Angels government Dom Chiti will fill in as Maddon’s bullpen coach whereas the investigation of Callaway is concluded.
Callaway, the previous New York Mets supervisor and Cleveland pitching coach, is being investigated by Major League Baseball over allegations of inappropriate habits towards a number of ladies who work in sports activities media.
Wise pitched within the majors for eight seasons, together with three with the Angels. He appeared in seven video games in the course of the Angels’ sole World Series championship season in 2002.
Wise has been a coach within the Angels’ group since shortly after his retirement as a participant. He was the Halos’ minor league pitching coordinator for 2 seasons earlier than Maddon gave him a promotion to bullpen coach final year.
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Chiti joined the Angels within the offseason as a particular assistant to the final supervisor, following new GM Perry Minasian from Atlanta.
Maddon repeatedly declined to touch upon Callaway’s standing with the group Tuesday, citing the continuing investigation and authorized liabilities. The Angels are broadly anticipated to dismiss Callaway when the investigation is concluded.