Angels make Minor League managerial changes

Johnson named Triple-A Salt Lake skipper

The Angels officially announced widespread Minor League managerial changes on Monday.

Keith Johnson was elevated from roving infield instructor to manager of the Triple-A Salt Lake affiliate, replacing Dave Anderson. Additionally, Mark Parent assumed the managerial role at Double-A Arkansas, supplanting Bill Richardson.

Chad Tracy moved up to Class A Advanced Inland Empire from Class A Burlington. Tracy took over for Denny Hocking. Adam Melhuse replaced Tracy as Burlington's skipper.

Dave Stapleton and Elio Sarmiento remained in their positions as managers at Rookie-level Orem and Tempe, respectively. Meanwhile, Hector De La Cruz took over for Carson Vitale as manager of the Dominican Rookie-level squad.

Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.