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Meet the new Indians Minor League staff

Morning News and notes for Thursday, January 24, 2019

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Remember LGFT Luke Carlin? He’s managing the Lake County Captains. For a second year.
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There will be a lot of new people in new places in the Tribe system this season.

Meet the new Indians minor league managers:

Indians unveil 2019 Minor League staffs - Additionally, Johnny Goryl returns in 2019 as an advisor to player development in his 69th season in professional baseball, including his 38th in the Indians organization.

Baseball | Clippers' new manager Tony Mansolino promoted from Akron - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH - Mansolino, 36, replaces Chris Tremie, who joined the Reds organization as a minor league field coordinator. In six seasons, Tremie’s teams went 459-399 (.535) with a Governors’ Cup championship in 2015.

Rouglas Odor named manager of RubberDucks - The face of the RubberDucks will look different, but Rouglas Odor is hardly new to Akron or to the Indians in general. The organization announced its field staff at the minor-league levels Tuesday and Odor will replace Tony Mansolino as manager after he was promoted to the Class AAA Columbus Clippers as their manager.

Lynchburg Hillcats announce new coaching staff for 2019 : Augusta Free Press - Following their sixth consecutive postseason appearance, the Lynchburg Hillcats announced an all-new coaching staff on Tuesday.

Luke Carlin returns as Captains manager | News | - Luke Carlin is returning as manager of the Lake County Captains for the 2019 season.

Former Scrapper to manage | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle - Dennis Malave, a member of the first Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball team in 1999, will return to Niles this summer as manager of the Scrappers.

Other Indians News

Athletes Can Insure Their Careers Via Pando Pooling - Founded by Stanford University alums Eric Lax (CPO) and Charlie Olson (CEO), this company allows athletes to commit a portion of their future earnings into a shared pool, allowing investors an insurance policy should their careers not pan out.

How Much Can The Indians Cut From Their Payroll And Still Win Their Division? - AL Central rivals must be thrilled to see the Indians, on paper, at least, voluntarily coming back to the pack.

Sandy Alomar Jr. is worthy, and timely, Lifetime Achievement honoree for Greater Cleveland Sports Awards - The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced on Tuesday, Jan. 22, that the former Tribe catcher will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 19th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards. The event will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. (Tickets start at $100 and are available here.)

Around the Horn: Rays first base - Diaz was the big return from the deal that sent Bauers to the Indians, and as of now, he's the projected starter at first base for the Rays. Due to a crowded Cleveland infield, the 27-year old had just 109 at-bats last season, but he showed enough promise at the plate for Tampa Bay to deal for him this offseason.

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