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Ron Johnson goes back to AAA

Former Red Sox 1B coach, Ron Johnson, has landed a managerial spot back in AAA. Johnson will be managing the Norfolk Tides, AAA affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. RJ is going back to a spot that he is very familiar with and has had plenty of experience in. For those of you unfamiliar with Ron Johnson, before his promotion to 1B coach in Boston, he was the Pawtucket Red Sox skipper...
Via Ted's Army
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles announce minor league coaching staffs

The Orioles announced their minor league coaching staffs for the 2012 season, most notably making official the hiring of longtime minor league manager Ron Johnson as manager of Triple-A Norfolk. Johnson was the first base coach for the Boston Red Sox the past two seasons.
Via Baltimore Sun
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

East Links: Cespedes, Reyes, Orioles, Manny

Some links pertaining to baseball's Eastern division teams as the Winter Meetings draw near... The Nationals are one team that is maintaining interest in Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes despite his increasing price tag, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports. Their pursuit of the center fielder may hinge on their negotiations with Mark Buehrle, C.J. Wilson, and Prince ...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Former Red Sox First Base Coach Ron Johnson Hired as Orioles Triple-A Manager

Ron Johnson is headed back to the minor leagues after a two-year stint as Red Sox first base coach. Johnson was named the manager of the Norfolk Tides, the Baltimore Orioles' Triple-A affiliate, on Monday, according to The Baltimore Sun. Gary Allenson will be reassigned to another part of the organization after managing the Tides for parts of five seasons. The Red Sox didn'...
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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