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Gary DiSarcina #9

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2014 marks his first season as third base coach for the Angels and fifth season in a coaching role...2014 will be his 15th season with the Angels organization and first as a coach...Managed Boston's Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox in 2013...PawSox went 80-63 (.559) to claim the International League North division title and advanced to the championship series before falling to Durham in four games...Named the 2013 Minor League Manager of the Year by Baseball America...Served as the Halos' field coordinator in 2012 following initial return to the organization as Special Assistant to the General Manager in 2011...Tabbed as Boston's minor league infield coordinator in 2010...Managed Boston's Single-A Lowell Spinners during the 2007-2009 campaigns, leading the Spinners back-to-back division titles in 2008 and 2009 and setting a franchise mark with 45 wins during the 2009 season...Returned to professional baseball in 2006 as a Baseball Operations consultant for the Boston Red Sox...Also served on the coaching staff for Team Italy in the 2006 World Baseball Classic. Spent entire 12-year playing career (1989-2000) with the Angels... Intially drafted by the Halos in the 6th round of the 1988 draft...The 1995 All-Star and 1998 Angels Team MVP amassed a .258 (966/3744)
average with 186 doubles, 20 triples, 28 home runs, 355 RBI and 444 runs scored in 1,086 games for the club, tied for seventh most in franchise history...1,069 contests at shortstop rank third in club
annals...Despite being limited to 99 games due to a torn ligament in his left thumb, enjoyed his finest season for the Halos in 1995, batting .307 (111/362) with 61 runs scored, 28 doubles, six triples, five home runs and 41 RBI...Named the club's MVP in 1998 following a season where he posted a .287 (158/551) clip with 73 runs scored, 39 doubles, three triples, 56 RBI...The 39 doubles set a new franchise mark by a Halo shortstop (now ranks second in club history, O. Cabrera, 45 in 2006)...After retiring as an active player, operated the DiSarcina Baseball Academy in Billerica, MA and served as a NESN analyst for Red Sox games...Full name is Gary Thomas DiSarcina.

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