01/17/2006 10:22 AM ET
Cubs announce Minor League staff changes
The Chicago Cubs' player development department today announced the following changes have been made to the organization's Minor League field staffs for the 2006 campaign.
Former West Tenn (AA) manager Bobby Dickerson has been promoted to infield/bunting coordinator. Buddy Bailey -- who was named catching coordinator earlier this month -- will now be the catching/baserunning coordinator. In addition, Pat Listach will be managing at West Tenn (AA), Don Buford will be managing at Daytona (A) and the manager of Mesa is yet to be determined.
Here are the revised Minor League staff assignments:
Iowa (AAA): Mike Quade (manager), Alan Dunn (pitching coach), Von Joshua (hitting coach), Bob Grimes (trainer).
West Tenn (AA): Pat Listach (manager), Mike Anderson (pitching coach), Tom Beyers (hitting coach), Matt Johnson (trainer).
Daytona (A): Don Buford (manager), Tom Pratt (pitching coach), Richie Zisk (hitting coach), Steve Melendez (trainer).
Peoria (A): Jody Davis (manager), Rich Bombard (pitching coach), Barbaro Garbey (hitting coach), Nick Frangella (trainer).
Boise (A): Steve McFarland (manager), David Rosario (pitching coach), Ricardo Medina (hitting coach), TBA (trainer).
Mesa (Rookie): TBA (manager), Rick Tronerud (pitching coach), Carmelo Martinez (hitting coach), Justin Sharpe (trainer).
Additional coach: Antonio Grissom (hitting coach), Chuck Baughman (trainer).
Dominican (Rookie): Franklin Font (manager), Leo Hernandez, Julio Figueroa (pitching coach), Ramon Caraballo (hitting coach), Robert Jimenez (trainer)
Additional coaches: Carlos Cabreja, Lucrecio Vals
Minor League field coordinator: Dave Bialas
Pitching coordinator: Lester Strode
Infield/bunting coordinator: Bobby Dickerson
Hitting coordinator: Dave Keller
Catching/baserunning coordinator: Buddy Bailey
Latin American field coordinator: Julio Garcia
Minor League training coordinator: Justin Sharpe
Assistant Minor League training coordinator: Chuck Baughman
Strength and conditioning coordinator: Nao Masamoto
Equipment manager: Dana Noeltner