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White Sox fire hitting coach Castro, first base coach Boston

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CHICAGO (AP) — Hitting coach José Castro and first base coach Daryl Boston were fired Friday by the Chicago White Sox, who reassigned bullpen coach Curt Hasler and assistant hitting coach Chris Johnson.

Castro was hired last November, and Chicago went 61-101 under first-year manager Pedro Grifol The White Sox were 25th with a .238 batting average and tied for 20th with 171 home runs.

Boston had been with the staff since 2013. He played with the White Sox from 1984-90.

Chicago said it offered positions in the player development system to Hasler and Johnson.