Darnell Coles

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Darnell Coles

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Biographical Information[edit]

Darnell Coles did color commentary for ESPN during the Asian portion of the 2006 World Baseball Classic.

Coles managed the Vermont Lake Monsters in 2007 and the Hagerstown Suns in 2008. He was the hitting coach of the Syracuse Chiefs in 2009. In 2010 and 2011 he was the Milwaukee Brewers' minor league hitting coordinator; he then spent a couple of seasons managing the Huntsville Stars, the Brewers' AA affiliate. In 2014, he was appointed to his first major league coaching job, as assistant hitting coach of the Detroit Tigers. He replaced another former Pirates outfielder, Lloyd McClendon, but stayed in the job for only one season. in 2015, he was appointed hitting coach of the Milwaukee Brewers.

He is the father-in-law of Zack Segovia, who pitched with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (1986)
  • Won a World Series with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993 (he did not play in the World Series)

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2007 Vermont Lake Monsters New York-Penn League 38-37 6th Washington Nationals
2008 Hagerstown Suns South Atlantic League 61-78 13th Washington Nationals
2012 Huntsville Stars Southern League 65-74 8th Milwaukee Brewers
2013 Huntsville Stars Southern League 59-79 8th (t) Milwaukee Brewers

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