From BR Bullpen
Jose Manuel Carreno
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 190 lb.
 Biographical Information
He debuted in 1996, hitting .239 for the DSL Expos. In '97, he batted .304 for San Joaquin 1; had he qualified, he would have been in the top 10 in the Venezuelan Summer League. He came stateside in 1998, playing for the GCL Expos (.284/.315/.336) and Jupiter Hammerheads (7 for 28, 2B, 2 HR, 2 BB). He played in 1999 for the Cape Fear Crocs (.221/.252/.236 in 41 G) and Jupiter (0 for 6). He was with the same two clubs in 2000, hitting a combined .279/.354/.306 in 56 games. In 2001, he played for the Harrisburg Senators but struggled at .158/.237/.167 in 40 games. He split 2002 between Harrisburg (8 for 42, HR, 2 BB) and the Brevard County Manatees (.225/.282/.353 in 36 G). He wrapped up his career with the independent Mid-Missouri Mavericks in 2003 (.263/.323/.347).
Carreno was a coach for the Savannah Sand Gnats in 2008-2009, St. Lucie Mets in 2010, Savannah again in 2011, and St. Lucie again 2012. He was on the St. Lucie staff to begin 2013 until he became a manager with the GCL Mets in June. Carreno managed the GCL Marlins again in 2014.