Learn your Arizona Diamondbacks Coaching Staff!
Since this site is relaunching, I thought we would make sure we get articles that cover all the basics of the Arizona Diamondbacks. This is the first in a series of articles that will cover the Arizona Diamondbacks and share fun facts, coaching staff, the stadium, and other various fun articles that go in-depth on the Arizona Diamondbacks.
I thought I would start off with the coaching staff since it underwent changes earlier this season and so everyone knows who to look at for when a facet of our team is struggling.
Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo
Torey has been manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks since the beginning of the 2017 season. He was hired as manager after serving as bench coach of the Boston Red Sox for years prior. He also worked with the GM Mike Hazen during his time on Red Sox before Hazen came to the Diamondbacks. Torey led the team to the NL Divisional Round of the 2017 playoffs and won the NL Manager of the Year award. Torey played briefly in the Major Leagues and Minor Leagues during the 1990’s. He also played in Japan during the 2000 season. He is a proud UCLA alum. He’s known as a player’s first manager. He seeks to have meaningful connections with the players to get the best out of them. He is a calm manager that brings a more tender leadership to the Diamondbacks. Torey is often seen working with the players. He’s a hands on manager rather than hands off.
Fun facts about Torey: He is a massive Christmas and Christmas Lights lover. He is known for the dazzling display of lights that he adorns upon his house every year. He also makes a March Madness bracket every year.