MLB: Angels fire Yadier’s older brother José Molina from their coaching staff

With the MLB regular season over, there are several teams that could not reach the playoffs are beginning to rearm with a view to the next 2022 campaign and with it, the massive layoffs of coaches, managers and other members of the coaching staff of the franchises that were left out of playing in October, one of them being the Los Angeles Angels again.

According to information from Jon Heyman of MLB Network and Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors, the Angels have decided not to renew the contract of former Puerto Rican player José Molina, who since 2015 had been the coordinator of minor league catchers for the organization of Anaheim, and even in recent seasons has also been a coach of major league catchers.

José is part of the Molina dynasty of catchers, being the middle brother of Bengie, who is the oldest, and Yadier, who is the youngest and only still active playing for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Like his brothers, José was successful on the field of play, having won the 2002 World Series with the Angels themselves, as well as being part of the 2009 Yankees team that also won the Fall Classic, being considered the best of the three Molina brothers defensively speaking.

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and I am going into my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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