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January 20, 2012 at 2:57 PM

Red Sox announce minor league coaching staffs


The Red Sox have formally announced their 2012 minor league coaching staffs. The breakdown for each team is as follows:

Triple-A Pawtucket

Manager: Arnie Beyler
Pitching Coach: Rich Sauveur
Hitting Coach: Gerald Perry - Perry returns to the Boston organization after serving as the hitting coach for the Oakland Athletics in 2011. Perry previously served as hitting coach for Single-A Michigan (1997) and Pawtucket (1998, 2010).
Trainer: Jon Jochim

Double-A Portland

Manager: Kevin Boles 
Pitching Coach: Bob Kipper
Hitting Coach: Dave Joppie
Trainer: Brandon Henry - Henry moves to Portland after spending the past two seasons as trainer for the High-A Salem Red Sox. Henry has also carried the same role with the Low-A Greenville Drive (2009) and Short-Season-A Lowell Spinners (2007-2008)

High-A Salem

Manager: Billy McMillon - Debuts as Salem's manager in 2012 after spending the past two seasons as manager of the Low-A Greenville Drive.
Pitching Coach: Kevin Walker
Hitting Coach: Rich Gedman - Enters his first year as Salem's hitting coach after serving in the same capacity for Lowell last season.
Trainer: David Herrera - Moves to Salem after serving as trainer for Greenville the past two seasons and Lowell (2009) and the Rookie-Gulf Coast League Red Sox (2008). 

Low-A Greenville

Manager: Carlos Febles - Makes his Greenville managerial debut after serving in the same capacity for Lowell last season. Febles previously served as hitting coach for Salem (2009-2010) and High-A Lancaster (2008).
Pitching Coach: Dick Such
Hitting Coach: Darren Fenster - Joins the Red Sox organization after spending six seasons with the Rutgers University baseball squad, the past three seasons as assistant coach. Fenster also served as an assistant coach for the Cape Cod League's Orleans Cardinals and spent five seasons in the Kansas City Royals minor league system after being drafted by them in 2000.
Trainer: Mauricio Elizondo - Joins Greenville after spending the past two seasons in the same role with Lowell. Elizondo originally joined the organization as an intern with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox in 2008. 

Short-Season-A Lowell

Manager: Bruce Crabbe - Crabbe begins his third stint as Spinners manager after previously leading them in 2006 and 2010. He served as manager of the Salem Red Sox in 2011.
Pitching Coach: Paul Abbott
Hitting Coach: Nelson Paulino - Paulino comes to Lowell after serving as the hitting coach for the Gulf Coast League Red Sox for five seasons (2001-2002, 2008-2011).
Trainer: TBD

Rookie-Gulf Coast League Red Sox

Manager: George Lombard
Pitching Coach: Goose Gregson - Gregson, a long time coach, briefly served as Boston's interim pitching coach in 2003. He had been the Red Sox Latin American pitching coordinator since 2005. 
Pitching Coach: Walter Miranda 
Coach: Dave Tomlin
Hitting Coach: U.L. Washington
Coach: Noah Hall - Hall joins the Boston organization to make his professional coaching debut after spending 16 years playing professionally. Hall spent time with the Montreal Expos, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago White Sox, New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, and Seattle Mariners organizations. He spent the past two seasons playing in the independent leagues for the Somerset Patriots and Camden Riversharks. 

 
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