Diamondbacks hire Stottlemyre to work with pitchers

PHOENIX -- Mel Stottlemyre will join the Arizona
Diamondbacks as a special instructor in spring training and will
work with the club's pitchers during the season, the team announced

Stottlemyre, 65, spent 26 seasons as a major league coach,
including 11 as the New York Yankees' pitching coach. He had a
164-139 record with a 2.97 ERA in 360 games, all with the Yankees.

His son, Mel Stottlemyre Jr., is the Diamondbacks' minor league
pitching coordinator.