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MANAGING AND COACHING CAREER

Geren is in his first year in the Dodger organization after serving as bench coach for the New York Mets from 2012-15...He managed the Oakland A's from 2007 until June 9, 2011 and had a 334-376 record…Geren spent 13 seasons in the Oakland organization as a coach, including three seasons as bullpen coach (2003-05) and one season (2006) as bench coach…he joined the Oakland organization in 1999 as a manager of the A's High-A affiliate Modesto and spent the next three years (2000-2002) as the manager of Triple-A Sacramento…he was California League Manager of the Year in 1999...Geren managed for three seasons in the Boston Red Sox farm system -Single-A Utica (1995), Rookie Gulf Coast Red Sox (1996) and Single-A Sarasota (1998). 

PLAYING CAREER

The former catcher played five Major League seasons (1988-91: New York Yankees; 1993: San Diego) and batted .233/.283/.349 in 307 games… Geren was selected by the Padres in the first round (24th overall) of the 1979 First-Year Player Draft and played 15 professional seasons.

PERSONAL

Robert Peter Geren has two sons - Bobby and Brett...both played baseball at Princeton University…Bobby was drafted by Oakland in the 36th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign…Geren is a car enthusiast...his father went to school with Ted Williams and his mother went to school with the DiMaggio brothers.

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