2014-2015 Minor League Coaching Changes

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The changes are already coming in.  Projo's Tim Britton has news on Pawsox pitching coach Rich Sauveur leaving after the season.  Buried at the end of the article on the Pawsox game 1 win.  Might end up being a big loss, depending on how much impact he's had the young arms these past few years.
 
http://www.providencejournal.com/sports/pawtucket-red-sox/content/20140909-pawsox-3-bulls-2-edwin-escobar-pitches-pawtucket-to-1-0-lead.ece
 
 
Sauveur announced Tuesday he would be leaving the Red Sox organization in order to pursue other opportunities. The 50-year-old Sauveur has been Pawtucket’s pitching coach since 2008, overseeing five different staffs that went to the postseason.
 
 

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I'm not sure why he would leave before he has another job.  Assuming some other team hires him to a better position, what would stop him from leaving then? Am I reading too much into this or is this a slap in the face at the Red Sox, essentially saying "I don't know where I'll be working next year, but it sure as hell ain't here!"
 

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Merkle's Boner said:
I'm not sure why he would leave before he has another job.  Assuming some other team hires him to a better position, what would stop him from leaving then? Am I reading too much into this or is this a slap in the face at the Red Sox, essentially saying "I don't know where I'll be working next year, but it sure as hell ain't here!"
 
ESPN has more info.
 
http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/red-sox/post/_/id/40387/pawsox-pitching-coach-sauveur-to-move-on
“I’m moving on,” Sauveur said. “My dream is to be a big-league pitching coach. I’ve enjoyed my time here, but I still want to be a big-league pitching coach. In seven years here, it was great, I enjoyed it and the organization is fantastic, it really is. But a time comes when you have to make a decision and that time came for me.

“I want the opportunity to be a big-league coach and it just did not happen here. If my dream was to be a Triple-A pitching coach, then I had the best job there was. The organization, again, treated me incredible but that’s not my dream.
 
 
So, looks to be a case of wanting to be a coach in the major and realizing it just never was going to happen here, and he'd rather have a fresh start somewhere else than the status quo here,