Kenosha’s Marty Pitts Jr. lands hitting coach position for the Texas Rangers


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Marty Pitts has been hired by the Texas Rangers as a minor league hitting coach after previously serving as the hitting coach for UW-Parkside. Pitts also previously coached with the local Kenosha Kingfish. This new endeavor is a significant step in his coaching career. His journey through 7 interviews and a week of working with some of the Rangers’ top prospects to secure this position speaks volumes about his dedication and expertise in baseball coaching. “I’m appreciative and really excited to be a Ranger! I love baseball and it’s been a dream of mine to be a professional. I’m giving it my best effort with all my heart”.

Pitts’s excitement about working with the DSL Rangers in the Dominican Republic is understandable given the country’s reputation for producing top baseball talent, such as Jackson Churio from the Brewers, Julio Rodriguez from Seattle, and Elly De La Cruz from Cincinnati. His long involvement in baseball and his dream of being a professional in the sport are finally coming to fruition with this role, and his commitment to giving his best effort and enjoying every moment is commendable.

This move to the Dominican Republic to work with the DSL Rangers indicates a significant opportunity for Pitts to contribute to the development of young talents in a region known for its rich baseball heritage. His appreciation and excitement about joining the Rangers and his passion for baseball are likely to serve him well in this new chapter of his coaching career.