The Seattle Mariners announced this afternoon that Dave Hansen has been hired to fill the vacant hitting coach position for the 2013 season.
“I’m really excited to be back,” Hansen said via conference call. “I loved it (Seattle) as a player. Safeco Field is first class, as well as the organization.”
Hansen, who had a brief stints with the Mariners in 2004 and 2005 as a third baseman/bench player, replaces Chris Chambliss, who was let go after the 2012 season after two years at the position.
“I think Dave will be a good addition to our big league staff,” …