Tigers announce Minor League assignments for 2015

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers today announced the minor league field staff assignments for the 2015 season.

Joe DePastino (catching coordinator), Bruce Fields (hitting coordinator), A.J. Sager (pitching coordinator), Gene Roof (outfield and baserunning coordinator), Brian Peterson (performance enhancement instructor), Dr. George Carlo (performance coach), Sharon Lockwood (coordinator of international player programs), Albert Gonzalez (ESL/cultural assimilation instructor), Corey Tremble (medical coordinator) and Esteban Melendez (minor league international medical coordinator) will all return in their respective positions for the 2015 season.

Scott Fletcher, Carlos Chantres and Phil Clark have each joined the Tigers organization. Fletcher will serve as the minor league infield coordinator, Chantres will be the pitching coach for Single A Connecticut and Clark will be the hitting coach for Single A West Michigan. Steve Chase has been promoted to the minor league strength and conditioning coordinator.

The following are the field staff assignments at each of the organization's eight minor league affiliates:

  Toledo Erie Lakeland West Michigan
Manager Larry Parrish Lance Parrish Dave Huppert Andrew Graham
Pitching Coach Mike Maroth Mike Henneman Jorge Cordova Mark Johnson
Hitting Coach Leon "Bull" Durham Gerald Perry Nelson Santovenia Phil Clark
Trainer Chris McDonald TJ Saunders Jason Schwartzman TJ Obergefell
  Connecticut GCL Tigers DSL Tigers VSL Tigers
Manager Mike Rabelo Basilio Cabrera Rafael Martinez Rafael Gil
Pitching Coach Carlos Chantres Jaime Garcia Jose Parra Carlos Bohorquez
Hitting Coach Scott Dwyer Edgar Alfonzo Ramon Zapata Josman Robles
Infield Coach -- -- Carmelo Jaime Carlos Quintero
Outfield Coach -- -- Sandy Acevedo --
Coach -- -- Soilo Perdomo --
Trainer Chris Vick TBD Luis Reyes Luis Rodriguez