St. Louis (KSDK) - The St. Louis Cardinals have announced their coaching staff for the 2013 season.
John Mabry has been promoted to hitting coach after spending last season as the assistant hitting coach.
Blaise Ilsley has been promoted to bullpen coach after spending five seasons as the pitching coach for the Cardinals Triple-A Memphis affiliate.
As NewsChannel 5 reported last week, Mark McGwire has made the decision to not return to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2013.
Pitching coach Derek Lilliquist, bench coach Mike Aldrete, third base coach Jose Oquendo, and first base coach Chris Maloney have been asked to return to their current positions.
Mabry's replacement for assistant hitting coach has not yet been named.