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Brian John Poldberg

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Catcher Brian Poldberg played in the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals farm systems. He caught for the Greensboro Hornets (1980), Nashville Sounds (1981-1982), and Omaha Royals (1983-1985).

Since his playing career ended, Poldberg has been a minor league coach and manager in the Royals system. He was a coach for the Appleton Foxes in 1987, then managed from 1988 to 1996, except 1991 when he was the hitting coach for Omaha and 1993. In 1993 and from 1997 to 2003, Poldberg was the Royals' minor league catching instructor.

Poldberg was the Royals' bullpen coach in 2004-2005, 1st base coach in 2006, and was the 3rd base coach in 2007. After the 2007 season he was taken off the coaching staff and named the manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.

[edit] Year-by-Year Managerial Record

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1988 Appleton Foxes Midwest League 58-82 13th Kansas City Royals
1989 Appleton Foxes Midwest League 67-68 7th Kansas City Royals
1990 Baseball City Royals Florida State League 60-78 11th Kansas City Royals
1992 Memphis Chicks Southern League 71-73 4th Kansas City Royals
1994 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League 35-41 6th Kansas City Royals
1995 Springfield Sultans Midwest League 65-74 10th Kansas City Royals
1996 Lansing Lugnuts Midwest League 68-71 8th Kansas City Royals
1998 Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League 27-15 1st Kansas City Royals League Champs replaced Kevin Long (6-1) on July 22
2008 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League 75-65 3rd (t) Kansas City Royals Lost in 1st round
2009 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League 73-67 3rd Kansas City Royals Lost League Finals
2010 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League 86-54 1st Kansas City Royals League Champs
2011 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League 73-64 3rd Kansas City Royals Lost in 1st round
2012 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League 58-81 8th Kansas City Royals
2013 Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League 59-81 8th Kansas City Royals
2014 Omaha Storm Chasers Pacific Coast League Kansas City Royals

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