Matt Holliday, who was supposed to serve as the St. Louis Cardinals’ bench coach starting this season, stepped down before the season even started.
St. Louis said on the 13th (Korean time), “Holiday announced his intention to resign. Joe McEwing, 슬롯사이트.who served as third base coach for the Chicago White Sox last year, will be the new bench coach.”
Holliday was appointed as the new St. Louis bench coach in early November of last year. Even during his playing days, he stayed in St. Louis for eight years and established a good relationship with the club. And he started his leadership life anew, raising expectations.
However, he suddenly resigned before the start of spring camp, not the start of the season. The reason he left the team was said to be to spend more time with his family. He is expected to be quite embarrassed from the club’s point of view.
Holiday’s eldest son, Jackson Holiday, was selected by the Baltimore Orioles as the 1st overall pick in the 1st round at the time of the last 2022 draft, and there was also an opinion to help him.
Meanwhile, McEwing, who took over as the new bench coach, played in the major leagues from 1998 to 2006, and from 1998 to St. Louis for two years. His leadership career is also rich. From 2017 to 2020 he served as bench coach, and for the past two years as third base coach.