Phillies Altherr working with Matt Stairs

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Matt Stairs, the Phillies' new hitting coach, had 23 pinch-hit homers in his career, the most in Major League history. So he knows something about the challenge of staying sharp while playing only sporadically. Everything can change with an injury, a trade or a slump. At the…

"He's making real good adjustments at the plate right now." --Manager Pete Mackanin, on Aaron Altherr

Matt Stairs is a big part of that.

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  • I think Altherr can be a really good player. He has all the tools.

  • Best move Matt hope it's a great hitting season! Give the guy some pointers he is worth the extra work!!!!

  • Gonna miss Matt's witt but if he can teach guys how to hit will be well worth it.

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