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Topic - Brad Arnsberg
The entire Houston Astros coaching staff will remain intact for next season after the team agreed to one-year contracts with pitching coach Doug Brocail and hitting coach Mike Barnett on Tuesday.
The Astros fired pitching coach Brad Arnsberg on Tuesday and replaced him on an interim basis with former Houston pitcher Doug Brocail.
Houston manager Brad Mills also praised Arnsberg for the job he did, but said moving on was important for the club.
"I think it's kind of unfair to the pitching staff a little bit, but like I said, the front office has to make decisions," he said. "It's not our decision and it's not our call. So they have to make those decisions and it's their job to do that. It's not our job to sit here and complain about what's unfair ... for us. It's something they felt needed to be done and it's done."