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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