Jeff Smith (minors11)

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Jeffrey Harold Smith

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Jeff Smith was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 20th round of the 1995 amateur draft. He caught in the minor leagues for 9 seasons, playing 2/3 of his career games at the AA level, for the Twins (1996-2002), Boston Red Sox (2003) and Texas Rangers (2003-2004).

He coached the GCL Twins in 2005, managed the Beloit Snappers in 2006-2007, the Fort Myers Miracle in 2008 & 2009. Starting in 2010 Smith has managed the New Britain Rock Cats. In 2017, he was named the first base coach of the parent Minnesota Twins,staying until the end of the 2018 season.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2006 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 74-64 6th Minnesota Twins Lost in 2nd round
2007 Beloit Snappers Midwest League 79-61 2nd Minnesota Twins Lost League Finals
2008 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League 77-59 2nd Minnesota Twins Lost League Finals
2009 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League 80-58 1st Minnesota Twins Lost in 1st round
2010 New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League 44-98 12th Minnesota Twins
2011 New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League 72-70 7th Minnesota Twins
2012 New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League 75-67 5th Minnesota Twins
2013 New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League 66-76 10th Minnesota Twins
2014 New Britain Rock Cats Eastern League 73-69 4th(t) Minnesota Twins
2015 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League 76-63 3rd Minnesota Twins
2016 Fort Myers Miracle Florida State League 70-68 7th Minnesota Twins
2019 Charlotte Stone Crabs Florida State League Tampa Bay Rays

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