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Twins finalize coaching staff

The Minnesota Twins announced today their final coaching addition for the 2019 season. Former Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays coach Bill Evers will serve as Major League Coach under Manager Rocco Baldelli.

Evers, 64, will also assist with catching instruction at the Major League level. The New York native has spent over 30 years as a Major League coach, Minor League coach, Minor League manager and Minor League field coordinator for the Cubs, Yankees and Rays. Evers joined Tampa Bay during their inaugural season in 1998, and managed the Triple-A Durham Bulls from 1998-2005. He joined the Rays Major League staff for the 2006-2007 seasons as bench coach under Manager Joe Maddon. Evers was a scout for the Rays for the 2008-2009 seasons and has been serving as the Rays Minor League field coordinator since 2010.

The Minnesota Twins announced today their final coaching addition for the 2019 season. Former Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays coach Bill Evers will serve as Major League Coach under Manager Rocco Baldelli.

Evers, 64, will also assist with catching instruction at the Major League level. The New York native has spent over 30 years as a Major League coach, Minor League coach, Minor League manager and Minor League field coordinator for the Cubs, Yankees and Rays. Evers joined Tampa Bay during their inaugural season in 1998, and managed the Triple-A Durham Bulls from 1998-2005. He joined the Rays Major League staff for the 2006-2007 seasons as bench coach under Manager Joe Maddon. Evers was a scout for the Rays for the 2008-2009 seasons and has been serving as the Rays Minor League field coordinator since 2010.

Evers compiled a 1,381-1,206 record (.534) as a Minor League manager and with more than 2,500 games managed he ranks among all-time Minor League leaders.

2019 Minnesota Twins Coaching Staff:

Manager - Rocco Baldelli

Bench Coach - Derek Shelton

Pitching Coach - Wes Johnson

Hitting Coach - James Rowson

Third Base Coach / Infield - Tony Diaz

First Base Coach / Outfield - Tommy Watkins

Major League Coach / Catching - Bill Evers

Assistant Pitching Coach / Advance Process - Jeremy Hefner

Assistant Hitting Coach - Rudy Hernandez

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