Reunited: Josh Bard Is Returning To The Dodgers Coaching Staff

With Day 1 of the Winter Meetings winding down, there comes some news in regards to the Dodgers coaching staff.

When speaking with the media this evening President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman announced that Josh Bard will be returning to the major league coaching staff as the team’s bullpen coach. Bard, who served as the team’s bullpen coach in 2016 and 2017 and worked in the front office for 5 years, served the past 2 seasons as the Yankees bench coach.

Friedman also announced that last year’s bullpen coach Mark Prior has indeed been promoted to the role of pitching coach to replace a retiring Rick Honeycutt.