The Texas Rangers have completed their coaching staff by hiring Bengie Molina as first base coach and catching instructor.
Molina's hiring was announced Tuesday, when the Rangers also said Triple-A manager Bobby Jones will be the assistant hitting coach. The team had previously said Jones would be on manager Ron Washington's major league staff next season.
Molina finished his 13-season playing career in 2010, when he was acquired from San Francisco in a midseason trade and played in the Rangers' first World Series. His final major league game was as Texas' catcher in the deciding Game 5 of the World Series won by the Giants.
Jones has been in the Rangers organization for 26 seasons. This will be his third stint on the major league staff.
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