View Full Version : Disarcinia to Serve as Bench Coach

11-11-2016, 02:08 PM

According to Gerry Callahan of the Kirk & Callahan show, the Red Sox will hire Gary DiSarcina to be their new bench coach. The position was open after Torey Lovullo left to manage the Diamondbacks last week.

DiSarcina is no stranger to the Red Sox as he managed the Lowell Spinners from 2007-09 and was the organizationís infield coach in 2010. The former big leaguer then went out West to be a GM assistant with the Angels, the team his spent his entire 12-year major league career with, from 2011-12 before coming back to Boston to manage the PawSox in 2013.

The Massachusetts native has spent the last three season on-field with the Angels, as he was their third base coach in 2014 and 2015, before shifting to first base this past season.

Having managed the PawSox in 2013, heís familiar with a few of the Red Soxí young players, including Xander Bogaerts.weei.com