Orioles announce minor league staffs

The Orioles finally released the names of their minor league managers and coaches for 2012.

There are no surprises among the managers. As you probably have read, former Red Sox first base coach Ron Johnson will be in charge of Triple-A Norfolk. Gary Kendall returns to Double-A Bowie, Orlando Gomez returns to Single-A Frederick and Ryan Minor returns to Single-A Delmarva. Gary Allenson moves down from Norfolk to short-season Single-A Aberdeen. Ramon Sambo returns as manager of the Gulf Coast League Orioles, and Elvis Morel will manage the Dominican Summer League team.

Brad Komminski, who served last year as Norfolk’s hitting coach, moves down to Aberdeen. Denny Walling, formerly a minor league hitting instructor, has been named the Tides’ hitting coach.

Here’s a chart with each affiliates, manager, pitching coach, hitting coach and head athletic trainer”

Triple-A Norfolk:
Manager: Ron Johnson
Pitching coach: Mike Griffin
Hitting coach: Denny Walling
Head athletic trainer: Mark Shires

Double-A Bowie:
Manager: Gary Kendall
Pitching coach: Kennie Steenstra
Hitting coach: Denny Hocking
Head athletic trainer: Aaron Scott

Single-A Frederick:
Manager: Orlando Gomez
Pitching coach: Blaine Beatty
Hitting coach: Jose Hernandez
Head athletic trainer: Pat Wesley

Single-A Delmarva:
Manager: Ryan Minor
Pitching coach: Troy Mattes
Hitting coach Einar Diaz
Head athletic trainer: Will Lahorn

Short-season Single-A Aberdeen:
Manager: Gary Allenson
Pitching coach: Alan Mills
Hitting coach: Brad Komminsk
Head athletic trainer: Trek Schuler

Gulf Coast League:
Manager: Ramon Sambo
Pitching coach: Larry Jaster
Hitting coach: Milt May
Head athletic trainer: TBA

Here’s a look at the player development department:

Director, Player Personnel: John Stockstill
Asst. Dir. of Scouting and Player Development: Mike Snyder
Coordinator of Minor League Administration: Maria Arellano
Director of Pitching Development: Rick Peterson
Coordinator, Minor League Instruction: Brian Graham
Coordinator, Minor League Hitting Instruction: Mike Boulanger
Pitching Rehab Coordinator: Scott McGregor
Player Rehab Coordinator: Cesar Devarez
Coordinator, Sarasota Operations: Dave Schmidt
Director, Dominican Academy: Felipe Alou, Jr.
Coordinator, Minor League Strength/Conditioning: Ryan Driscoll
Coordinator, Minor League Medical: Dave Walker
Coordinator, Latin American Medical: Manny Lopez
Administrator, Sarasota Operations: Len Johnston
Instructor, Minor League Infield: Bobby Dickerson
Instructor, Minor League Catching: Don Werner
Instructor, Minor League Outfield: Butch Davis
Minor League Equipment Manager: Jake Parker
Dominican Field Coordinator: Miguel Jabalera
Dominican Equipment Manager: Amado Disla

Mike Bordick joins the MASN broadcast team and also will serve as a special assignment instructor.

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