The Lions hired Hank Fraley on Friday to be their assistant offensive line coach and Evan Rothstein to assist with research and analysis.
Fraley was UCLA’s offensive line coach last season after three years with the Minnesota Vikings as their assistant offensive line coach.
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The Lions hired Patricia earlier this month to replace Jim Caldwell, who they fired last month. Patricia was on the New England Patriots‘ staff for 14 seasons, the last six as defensive coordinator.
Cardinals right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha returned to St. Louis on Thursday for an MRI.
The Cardinals placed Wacha on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain before Thursday night’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. They recalled right-hander John Gant from Triple-A Memphis.
”Everyone has injuries Austin Seibert Jersey ,” Cardinals general manager Michael Girsch said. ”We’ve just got to deal with it.”
Wacha accompanied the team as it flew to Milwaukee from Philadelphia, but then he continued on to St. Louis for the medical scan.
”We have not gotten an MRI yet,” Girsch said. ”Hope to have it tonight.”
Wacha Trysten Hill Jersey , who leads the team in wins (8-2) and strikeouts (71) in 15 starts with a 3.20 ERA, left Wednesday’s start against the Philadelphia Phillies with the injury. He surrendered a two-run homer to Cesar Hernandez in the fourth inning and pitched to one more batter before he was replaced by Mike Mayers. The Cardinals lost 4-3.
It’s the third time this season that Gant has been recalled. He is 1-2 with a 4.74 ERA in seven appearances, including three starts for the Cardinals this year.
Gant could be a candidate for a start on Monday.
”Gant will be available in the bullpen the next few days Connor McGovern Jersey ,” Girsch said. ”We still feel we have good options in the rotation. They’re all capable of going the rest of the way. Obviously, we’d like to get guys back and have more depth.”