Coaching/Front Office Career
Was named the New York Mets Bench Coach on November 15, 2017...Served as the Bench Coach for the American League East Division champion Boston Red Sox in 2017...In addition to his role as bench coach, DiSarcina coordinated Boston's Spring Training... Coached on the same team as Ruben Amaro Jr....The 2017 campaign marked his eighth in the Red Sox organization as a player, coach, manager or front office member...Worked on Mike Scioscia's staff with the Angels from 2014-2016... Served as the third base coach in 2014 and 2015 before serving as the first base coach in 2016...Managed four years in Boston's organization from 2007-2009 and 2013...Managed Lowell (A) of the New York-Penn League from 2007-2009 and Pawtucket (AAA) of the International League in 2013...Posted a winning record in each of his four seasons as a minor league manager and led the clubs to divisional titles in 2008, 2009 and 2013...Following his 2013 campaign with Pawtucket, he was named Baseball America's Minor League Manager of the Year...Served as the Los Angeles Angels' Field Coordinator in 2012 after holding the title of Special Assistant to the General Manager for the organization in 2011...Was Boston's minor league field coordinator in 2010 and a Baseball Operations consultant in 2006...Served on the coaching staff for Team Italy during the 2006 World Baseball Classic.
Spent his entire 12-year major league career with the Angels from 1989-2000 after being selected by the team in the sixth-round of the 1988 June First-Year Player Draft...Posted a .258 career batting average in 1,086 major league games...Was an All-Star in 1995 and was the team MVP in 1998...Made 1,056 of his starts at shortstop and played no other position from 1992-2000...After missing most of the 2000 season and all of 2001 due to injury, his final season came in 2002 when he appeared in 35 games with Pawtucket.
Gary Thomas DiSarcina attended Billerica (MA) Memorial High School...Attended the University of Massachusetts from 1986-1988...Was a career .336 hitter in his time at UMass...Inducted into the UMass Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005...After retiring as a player, operated DiSarcina Baseball Academy in his hometown of Billerica, MA...Served as an analyst for NESN's pre-and-post game Red Sox coverage from 2005-2006...Resides in Boston with his two children, Carlee and Gary Jr.