Arizona Diamondbacks’ Andy Green Named Manager of the San Diego Padres
The Arizona Diamondbacks will have another coaching vacancy to fill. According to Scott Miller at bleacherreport.com, third base coach Andy Green is set to be named the new manager of the San Diego Padres. Green spent the 2015 in the D-backs’ coaching ranks after managing for three seasons in the organization.
More from Venom Strikes
- Happy Thanksgiving Diamondbacks Fans! We have lots to be thankful for!
- The perfect holiday gifts for the Arizona Diamondbacks fan
- Diamondbacks make some BIG 40-man roster Moves
- About time! Diamondbacks to now provide housing for Minor League players
- What is the Rule 5 Draft? How does it impact Diamondbacks?
As a player, Green spent parts of three season in Arizona from 2004 through 2006. After spending a season in the Minors and a season in Japan, he received his the final five plate appearances of his Major League career in 2009 with the New York Mets. Upon retiring, Green became a manager in the D-backs’ Minor League system, first leading the Missoula Osprey to the Pioneer League Championship in 2012. He was then promoted to the Double A Mobile Bay Bears where he was named the Southern League Manager of the Year in both 2013 and 2014.
We wish Andy Green the best of luck as he begins his Major League managing career. Of course, 19 times per season we will be rooting against him.