The Texas Rangers have announced the staffs for their minor league affiliates today.
Matt Hagen, who was the team’s minor league field coordinator in 2021, will be the manager for AAA Round Rock in 2022. Kenny Holmberg, who was the manager for AAA Round Rock in 2021, will be the team’s minor league field coordinator in 2022.
Jared Goedert returns to Frisco for 2022, after managing the Rough Riders in 2021. Carlos Cardoza, who managed the Down East Wood Ducks in 2021, is managing the Hickory Crawdads in 2022. Steve Mintz, who was the Crawdads’ pitching coach in 2021, will be managing Down East in 2022.
The minor league pitching coordinators for 2022 will be Danny Clark and Jordan Tiegs. Cody Atkinson will be the minor league hitting coordinator, and Garrett Kennedy will be the minor league catching coordinator.
I haven’t seen the full staffs released yet, but when that comes out, we will update.
UPDATE — Here is the full staff for Down East:
Pitching Coach Jon Goebel, Hitting Coach Ryan Tuntland, Coach Jay Sullenger, Coach Kawika Emsley-Pai, Athletic Trainer Derrick Decker, and Strength and Conditioning Coach Andy Earp.
Frisco’s staff is as follows:
Hagan will be joined by some familiar faces in Round Rock as Pitching Coach Bill Simas, Athletic Trainer Carlos Olivas and Strength & Conditioning Coach Wade Lamont all return for their second consecutive seasons in Express uniforms. Additionally, 2021 E-Train Hitting Coach Chase Lambin is returning to the staff as the Bench Coach. New to the crew in 2022 are Hitting Coach Matt Lawson and Development Coach Josh Johnson.