Coaching/Front Office Career: Enters his 2nd season on the Red Sox ML coaching staff.. ... Named First Base Coach and Outfield Instructor on 11/2/17 ... Also coordinates the club's base running instruction ... Previously spent 4 seasons in the Red Sox' minor league system as Outfield and Base Running Coordinator (2009-11) and as a coach for Short-A Lowell (2008) ... In 2018, the Sox ranked T-4th in the majors with 29 outfield assists...According to FanGraphs, the Sox' outfield led the majors with an ultimate zone rating of 27.0 ... The Red Sox stole 125 bases in 2018, reaching that total for only the 2nd time in the last 99 years (1920-present).. ... They ranked 3rd in the majors in steals and 2nd in stolen base success rate (80.1%, 125-for-156) ... Helped Mookie Betts (30), Andrew Benintendi (21), and Jackie Bradley Jr. (17) set career highs in steals in 2018 ... Prior to 2018, spent the previous 6 seasons as NYM's first base coach (2012-17)...Was also responsible for coaching the club's outfielders and coordinating base running instruction ... During his 6 seasons with NYM, Mets base runners were caught only 173 times, the fewest in the NL...The Mets stole 445 bases in 618 tries (72.0%) in that time ... From 2012-17, Mets outfielders ranked 3rd in the NL with 177 assists...The club's 39 outfield assists in 2013 were their most since 1998 (39) ... While under Goodwin's instruction, Juan Lagares earned the Rawlings Gold Glove Award in CF in 2014 ... After the 2016 season, managed the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League...The team included league MVP Gleyber Torres, Greg Bird, and Tim Tebow ... Made his coaching debut in 2007 with Lewisville in the independent Continental Baseball League.
Playing Career: Played 1,288 ML games over 14 seasons for LAD (1991-93, 2000-01), KC (1994-97), TEX (1997-99), COL (2000), SF (2002), and CHC (2003-04) ... From 1995-2000, led the majors with 298 steals.. ... Stole 50+ bases in 1995 (50), '96 (66), '97 (50), and 2000 (55) ... Ranks 10th in Royals history with 150 SB and 8th in Rangers history with 93 SB ... Played 1,092 career games in the OF ... Reached the 2002 World Series with the Giants...Also reached the ALDS with TEX in 1998 and 1999 and the NLCS with CHC in 2003 ... In 1992-93 with LAD, was coached by current Red Sox bench coach Ron Roenicke ... Finished his playing career with 88 games for Atlantic City of the independent Atlantic League in 2005 ... Originally selected by LAD in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1989 June Draft...Also selected by PIT in the 6th round in 1986, but did not sign ... Won a Gold Medal with the 1988 USA Olympic Team.
Personal: Full name is Thomas Jones Goodwin ... Was a 2-time All-American at Fresno State University.. ... Is a graduate of Central High School in Fresno, CA ... In the Community: Helped host kids clinics at Red Sox Winter Weekend in January 2019 ... Participated in several events that benefit the Red Sox Foundation in 2018.