The Texas Rangers have apparently come to a decision on their new hitting coach.
Hurdle beat out several candidates, including fan fave Rusty Greer for the position. He would replace Rudy Jaramillo who turned down a one-year contract offer. Jaramillo joined the Chicago Cubs shortly after leaving the Rangers.
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Hurdle served as the Rockies' manager from 2002 until May of last season when he was fired. Hurdle led Colorado to a World Series in 2007, but were swept by the Boston Red Sox.
Hurdle currently serves as a television analyst for the MLB network.