The 2019 season marks his 11th with the Yankees organization… enters his second season as the Yankees' Major League quality control and infield coach… made his Major League coaching debut in 2018 after being named to the role on 2/5/18… is the first person to hold the position for the Yankees ... Served as the Yankees' lower level field coordinator in 2017 and infield coordinator from 2013-17… was Single-A Charleston's manager in 2012 after making his managerial debut with the GCL Yankees in 2011, leading the team to its fourth league championship… prior to that, served as a coach with short-season Single-A Staten Island in 2009 and Charleston in 2010 ... Served as manager of the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League in both 2012 and 2016.
Played 13 minor league seasons (1997-2009) as a utility infielder in the Giants and Yankees organizations, as well as three years for the independent Pensacola Pelicans… the switch-hitter owned a .232 batting average with 97 doubles, 15 triples, 19HR and 200RBI in 706 career minor league games ... Was originally signed by San Francisco as a non-drafted free agent in 1996.
Is married to Francis…the couple has two sons, Adrian and Andres... Attended U.E. Colegio Andrés Bello in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.