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MANAGERIAL/COACHING CAREER

Enters his sixth year as a Major League coach after spending 20 years as a minor league manager, coach, or instructor…Managed the Gigantes del Cibao of the Dominican Winter League following the 2016 season...Spent time during the 2010 season as interim manager of the Triple-A Norfolk Tides (from June 4-end of the season), managing the club to a 43-46 record before serving as the Orioles Minor League Infield Coordinator from 2010- 12…Served as interim manager for 11 games for Triple-A Iowa in 2006, going 6-5, before becoming the Cubs Minor League Infield and Bunting Coordinator from 2006-08…Joined the Chicago Cubs organization in 2002 for a four-year stint as manager of the Double-A West Tenn Diamond Jaxx, where he went 291-264, reaching the postseason twice…Served as manager for Mesa in the 2002 Arizona Fall League...Spent 1998-2001 in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization as the Minor League Field Coordinator (1998-99 & 2001)...Managed Arizona's Double-A El Paso club in 2000, where he compiled a record of 74-66…Served as a Minor League Coach and Manager for the Orioles for five seasons from 1993-97…Managed Rookie-level Bluefield in 1996 and 1997, while serving as the Minor League Infield Instructor from 1994-1997...Served as a player-coach at Triple-A Rochester in 1993.

PLAYING CAREER

Was drafted in the 23rd round of the 1987 First-Year Player Draft by the New York Yankees out of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA…Inducted into the Nicholls State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015...Played seven seasons in the minor leagues with the Yankees and Orioles, batting .236 with 13 homers and 159 RBI in 437 games…Played for Buck Showalter from 1987-89 in the Yankees farm system…Was a teammate of NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders in 1987 with Class-A Fort Lauderdale.

PERSONAL

Resides in Laurel, MS with his wife, Christine, and their children, Ashley and Dustin.

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