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Andy Barkett

Coaching Career: Begins his 2nd season in the Red Sox organization.. ... Was named Assistant Hitting Coach on 11/4/17 ... Prior to joining BOS, spent 12 seasons (2006-17) as a minor league coach, manager, and coordinator...Over 9 managerial seasons, posted a 610-569 (.517) record ... In 2018, along with Hitting Coach Tim Hyers, helped the Red Sox lead MLB in runs scored (876), runs per game (5.4), AVG (.268), OBP (.339), SLG (.453), OPS (.792), doubles (355), and XBH (594) ... Also in 2018, BOS led the majors in AVG and OPS with RISP (.289/.872) and with 2 strikes (.200/.590).. ... The Sox hit 10 grand slams, after hitting none in 2017 ... In 2017, managed Triple-A Indianapolis (PIT) to the best record in the International League West Division (79-63)...The club led Pirates affiliates in AVG (.268, 2nd in the IL), SLG (.402, 4th), and OPS (.736, 3rd) ... Joined the Pirates organization in 2016 as assistant hitting coordinator, the same role he held in 2015 in the Marlins organization ... From 2011-14, managed the Marlins' Double-A Jacksonville affiliate...The 2014 Suns led the Southern League with 618 runs scored en route to a league title ... Managed the South Division All-Stars in the 2011 Southern League All-Star Game ... From 2007-10, managed in the DET system for Short-A Oneonta (2007) and High-A Lakeland (2008-10) as Dave Dombrowski served as the Tigers' general manager ... Following the 2009 season, managed the Seminole County Naturals of the Florida Winter Baseball League ... His 2007 Oneonta Tigers led the New York-Penn League with 5.12 runs per game and a .738 OPS, finishing 1st in the Stedler Division (44-32) ... Managed a 19-year-old Rick Porcello with the Lakeland Flying Tigers in 2008...Over his managerial career, has also managed future MLB All-Stars Avisaíl García, Marcell Ozuna, and Henderson Alvarez ... Made his coaching debut as a hitting coach with the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Braves in 2006.

Playing Career: Played 11 professional seasons (1995-2005) ... Spent time in the TEX (1995-2000), ATL (2000, '05), PIT (2001), SEA (2002-03), and DET (2004) organizations ... In 17 ML games, all with the 2001 Pirates, hit .304 (14-for-46) with 1 HR and 3 RBI...Made 7 starts in LF, 3 at 1B, and 1 in RF ... Over 11 minor league seasons, hit .273 (1,075-for-3,932) with 249 2B, 89 HR, and 604 RBI in 1,123 games ... Played 950 minor league games at 1B, also making 33 appearances in RF and 30 in LF...Made 3 minor league pitching appearances (3.2 IP) ... Won championships with 3 winter league clubs: Mayaguez in Puerto Rico (1998), Cibao in the Dominican Republic (2000), and Aragua in Venezuela (2004).

Personal: Full name is Andrew Barkett ... Married to Brandy...The couple has a son, Isaiah, and 2 daughters, Jade and Emma ... Played baseball at North Carolina State University from 1992-95...Was not drafted ... Graduated from Killian High School in Miami, FL ... In the Community: Hosted several CVS Hitting Clinics in 2018, as well as kids clinics in January 2019 as part of Winter Weekend.