Paul: Michigan pitching coach Chris Fetter a hot commodity, with strong interest from Yankees, others

From Tony Paul at the Detroit News on October 30, 2019, on SABR member Chris Fetter:

Chris Fetter has “Those Who Stay” tattooed on his arm, a pretty permanent tribute to Michigan and Bo Schembechler’s famous rallying cry. He also has a young child.

So, the ties to Ann Arbor are quite strong.

But Michigan’s pitching coach also has emerged as a hot commodity at the professional level, recently interviewing for the New York Yankees’ major-league pitching-coach job.

No fewer than three major-league organizations have expressed interest in Fetter this year, and six over the last two years.

“He’s a star. He’s really good,” Michigan head coach Erik Bakich said Wednesday, taking a break from breaking down bunt defenses. “He’d be elite at every level.”

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Originally published: October 31, 2019. Last Updated: October 31, 2019.