Donnie Ecker

Donnie Ecker named 2021 MLB Coach of the Year by Baseball America

For his role in helping several Giants to career years at the plate, Donnie Ecker has been named the 2021 MLB Coach of the Year by Baseball America. Ecker, who joined San Francisco’s staff prior to the 2020 season, combined a personal touch with analytics to guide SF’s batters. The 35-year-old parlayed his success with his Giants into a bench coach and offensive coordinator position for the Texas Rangers.
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SF Giants News: Donnie Ecker takes job with Texas Rangers

The cons: other teams are going to try to copy your success, and one of the ways they do so is by hiring your staff. The Texas Rangers have done just that, hiring co-hitting coach Donnie Ecker to be their new bench coach and offensive coordinator. Losing Ecker is a huge blow to the Giants, who have seen their offensive numbers take a sharp rise over the last couple of seasons that Ecker was with the organization.
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Mariners Moose Tracks, 11/2/21: Donnie Ecker, Ryan McBroom, and Zack Scott

Ken Rosenthal at The Athletic addresses the lineup and tactical changes that the Houston Astros used to revive their offense in game five of the World Series, and how they look to improve for game six. ($) In Mariners news... The Mariners have fired longtime clubhouse manager Ryan Stiles through...

Rangers to name Donnie Ecker as new bench coach

The Rangers are hiring Donnie Ecker away from the Giants to serve as the new bench coach and offensive coordinator in Texas, reports ESPN’s Jeff Passan (via Twitter). Ecker has spent the past two seasons as the hitting coach in San Francisco. Ecker, 35, was a 22nd-round draft pick by...

Hitting coach Donnie Ecker to join Texas Rangers [report]

Gabe Kapler and the Giants have some positions to fill, as turnover on the Giants’ coaching staff is beginning. Donnie Ecker, a widely respected hitting coach within the organization and league-wide, is joining the Texas Rangers, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Ecker, 35, will work as a bench coach and...
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Giants hitting coach Donnie Ecker joins Rangers as bench coach

After a historic season, the Giants figured they’d lose some of the bright minds on their coaching staff, and on Monday, the exodus began with hitting coach Donnie Ecker accepting a job as the Rangers’ bench coach. With Ecker, Justin Viele and assistant Dustin Lind heading up the hitting portion...