Home... Transactions... Team Rosters... 40-Man Roster... 2025 Projected Rosters... Podcast
News.... Lineups.... Stats.... Draft History.... International Signings.... Scouting Log.... Forum

SoxProspects News

January 10, 2011 at 5:00 PM

Red Sox hire Gedman, Davis to minor league positions

The Red Sox announced a bevy of organizational moves today, including the hiring of Rich Gedman and Chili Davis.

Gedman was named Lowell's hitting coach after spending 1980-1990 as a player in the Red Sox organization. A Worcester native, Gedman was a two-time All-Star for the Red Sox in 1985 and 1986. The 51-year-old spent the last six seasons managing the Worcester Tornadoes of the independent Can-Am League.

Davis, meanwhile, was named Hitting Coach for Triple-A Pawtucket. In 19 major league seasons with five different teams, Davis batted .270/.360/.451 and ranks 4th all-time among switch-hitters with 350 home runs. In the fall of 2010, he served as a part-time instructor for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Instructional League.

Below is a list of the other organizational moves announced by the Red Sox today.

Mike Murov- Named Assistant, Baseball Operations
Tom Allison- Named Regional Crosschecker for the Midwest (scouting)
Jon Adkins- Named Area Scout for Ohio Valley
Chris Pritchett- Named Area Scout for Canada
Andy Fox- Named Minor League Infield Coordinator
Nate Field- Named Pro Scout
John Lombardo- Named Pro Scout
Hal Morris- Named Pro Scout
Victor Rodriguez, Jr.- Named Scout for the Dominican Republic
Basilio Alvarado- Named Dominican Summer league Catching Coach
Oscar Lira- Named Dominican Summer League Assistant Pitching Coach