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2014 Blue Jays Minor League Field Staffs

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have named their minor league field staffs for the 2014 season. The managers for the upcoming season will be GARY ALLENSON (Buffalo-AAA), BOBBY MEACHAM (New Hampshire-AA), OMAR MALAVE (Dunedin- High A), JOHN TAMARGO Jr. (Lansing- Low A), JOHN SCHNEIDER (Vancouver- Short Season), DENNIS HOLMBERG (Bluefield- Rookie Advanced), KENNY GRAHAM (Gulf Coast- Rookie) and JOSE MATEO (Dominican Summer League- Rookie). New to the organization will be RANDY ST. CLAIRE who joins the Buffalo Bisons as pitching coach, JEFF WARE who will be the pitching coach for the Vancouver Canadians and WILLIE COLLAZO who was a player/coach last season will be the Gulf Coast League pitching coach in 2014.

ST. CLAIRE, joins the Blue Jays organization after spending the 2013 season as the pitching coach for the Las Vegas 51's (New York Mets).   The 53 year old has spent 10 years as a Major League pitching coach for the Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals (2003 to 2009) and the Miami Marlins (2010-2012). As a player he pitched nine seasons in the majors with five different clubs posting a 12-6 record with a 4.14 ERA in 162 relief outings. The right-handed pitcher made two relief appearances for the Blue Jays in 1994.

WARE, 43, joins the Blue Jays after coaching for seven seasons in the New York Yankees organization including the last three as pitching coach for the Tampa Yankees in the Florida State League (A). In 1991 he was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays, 35th overall in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft out of Old Dominion University. He appeared in 18 Major League games, all with Toronto, during the 1995 & 1996 seasons posting a 3-6 record with a 7.47 ERA.

COLLAZO, 34, will become a full time coach after serving as a player/coach in 2013. The Puerto Rican native made six relief appearances for the New York Mets in 2007, his only Major League action. In 12 seasons in the minors he appeared in 368 games, making 100 starts and posting 55-54 record with 13 saves and an ERA of 4.00.  

A complete list of the Blue Jays 2014 player development staff is as follows:

Field Coordinator, Doug Davis
Senior Advisor, Rich Miller
Coordinator of Instruction, Clayton McCullough
Pitching Coordinator, Dane Johnson
Hitting Coordinator, Mike Barnett
Infield Coordinator, Mike Mordecai
Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator, Tim Raines
Catching Coordinator, Sal Fasano
Pitching Rehab/Roving Pitching Instructor, Rick Langford
Hitting Instructor, Steve Springer
Athletic Training & Rehab Coordinator, Jeffrey Stevenson
Asst. Athletic Training & Rehab Coordinator, Jose Ministral
Strength & Conditioning Coordinator, Donovan Santas
Asst. Strength & Conditioning Coordinator, Scott Weberg
Equipment Coordinator, Billy Wardlow

Manager: Gary Allenson                                   
Pitching: Randy St. Claire                                 
Hitting: Richie Hebner                                   
Trainer: Voon Chong                                     
S and C: Armando Gutierrez

Manager: Bobby Meacham
Pitching: Jim Czajkowski
Hitting: Jon Nunnally
Trainer: Robert Tarpey
S and C: Brian Pike

Manager: Omar Malave  
Pitching: Darold Knowles                                 
Hitting: Stubby Clapp                                   
Trainer: Shawn McDermott                           

Manager: John Tamargo Jr.
Pitching: Vince Horsman
Hitting: Ken Huckaby
Trainer: Drew MacDonald

Manager: John Schneider                                
Pitching: Jeff Ware                                        
Hitting: Dave Pano                                        
Trainer: Reggie Mungrue                               

Manager: Dennis Holmberg  
Pitching: Antonio Caceres    
Trainer: Julian Varela

Manager: Kenny Graham
Pitching: Willie Collazo
Hitting: Paul Elliott
Coach: Danny Solano
Trainer: Jon Woodworth

Manager: Jose Mateo
Pitching: Oswald Peraza
Pitching: Rafael Lazo
Hitting: Carlos Villalobos
Infield: Rene Garcia
Catching: Luis Hurtado
Coach: Julio Germosen
Trainer: Darwin Tavarez
Asst. Trainer: Ysidro Reyes

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