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Washington Nationals new hitting coach Rick Schu, right, watches batting practice next to Davey Johnson, left, before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Photo by: Nick Wass
Washington Nationals new hitting coach Rick Schu, right, watches batting practice next to Davey Johnson, left, before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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