New Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell continues to put together his coaching staff as Pawtucket Red Sox manager Arnie Beyeler has been named his first base coach.
It's a well deserved promotion for Beyeler who led the PawSox to the International League title in 2012.
Here's the release from the Red Sox:
BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today named Arnie Beyeler as the club’s Major League first base coach. Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington and Manager John Farrell made the announcement.
The 2013 campaign will mark Beyeler’s first on a Major League staff and 10th in Boston’s system. He served as a minor league manager in the Red Sox organization from 2000-02 and 2007-2012, guiding his clubs to a 585-553 (.514) record and four playoff appearances in that time. In 13 seasons overall as a minor league manager, including three with Rangers organization from 2003-05, he has compiled an 802-756 (.515) record and reached the playoffs six times.