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MASN Sports Jan 22, 2015

Ankiel on Life Skills role with Nats: "I felt like this was going to be my niche" - Byron Kerr

The game of baseball is filled with highs and lows. Sometimes it can feel like it is mostly lows. Or it's the lows that you remember longer. A bad pitch leads to a huge inning. A strikeout with the bases...
Washington Post Jan 8, 2015

Nats Journal: Rick Ankiel hired as Nationals’ newly created minor league ‘life skills’ coordinator

The Nationals announced their minor league staff on Thursday but with an innovative and newly created position that brings former player Rick Ankiel back into the organization. Ankiel will serve as the Nationals’ minor league “life skills” coordinator, a mentorship role.Read full article >>

Rick Ankiel hired as Nationals’ newly created minor league ‘life skills’ coordinator

The Nationals announced their minor league staff on Thursday but with an innovative and newly created position that brings former player Rick Ankiel back into the organization. Ankiel will serve as the Nationals’ minor league “life skills” coordinator, a mentorship role. Ankiel, 35, overcame an upbringing that included his father landing in prison for drug use. […]
CSN Washington Jan 8, 2015

Ankiel's return evokes memories of great plays with Nats

Rick Ankiel returning to the Nationals gives us reason to watch some of his greatest throws, not that we needed one.
CSN Washington Jan 8, 2015

Nats' new minor-league staff includes Rick Ankiel

Former big-league pitcher and outfielder Rick Ankiel has been hired by the Nationals as their new "life skills coordinator."

2015 minor-league coaching staff includes Ankiel

The Nationals’ 2015 minor-league coaching staff includes plenty of familiar faces returning to their old positions, a few familiar faces taking on new roles and a very familiar face returning to the organization to hold a brand-new job. Rick Ankiel, the one-time Cardinals pitching phenom who resurrected his career as an outfielder and spent two…
Rotoworld Jan 8, 2015

Ankiel joins Nats as life skills coordinator - Rick Ankiel (OF) New York Mets

Rick Ankiel has joined the Nationals' minor league staff as a life skills coordinator.

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