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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Four New Managers in the Astros Farm System

Four of the eight managers named by the Astros today as part of the organization's field staff for 2009 will be new to the system. Two others are managing in a new location. Managers in ALL CAPS are new to the Astros:

Round Rock- MARC BOMBARD(Charlotte Manager in 2008)
Corpus Christi- Luis Pujols
Lancaster- WES CLEMENTS(Birmingham hitting coach in 2008)
Lexington- TOM LAWLESS(Roving IF/Baserunning instructor for Baltimore in 2008)
Tri-City- Jim Pankovits(Salem Manager in 2008)
Greeneville- Rodney Linares
GCL Astros(new franchise)- Omar Lopez(VSL Astros manager in 2008)
DSL Astros- LUIS MARTINEZ(D.R. player development for Oakland in 2008)

The Astros released further information about their managers and each team's staff(hitting coaches, pitching coaches, etc.) at their website. There is a link to that article in the recent articles list.

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