Tony Diggs

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Howard Antonio Diggs

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Tony Diggs was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 6th round of the 1989 amateur draft. He played eight seasons in the minors for the Brewers (1989-1993) and St. Louis Cardinals (1994-1996), briefly reaching AAA in 1993, 1995, and 1996. He twice topped 30 steals in a season.

In 1998-1999, Diggs was a coach for the Peoria Chiefs in the Cardinals system. He was director of player development for the "MLB All-Stars" in the International Baseball League of Australia in 2000-2001 and was a consultant for the Australian national team for the 2000 Olympics. In 2002-2003, he again coached for Peoria. He moved to the Milwaukee Brewers organization as a hitting coach for the Beloit Snappers in 2004 and Brevard County Manatees in 2005. In 2006, he was promoted to assistant director for the Milwaukee player development center. While still holding down that job, he became manager of the AZL Brewers for 2008. After managing the AZL Brewers and Helena Brewers through 2016, Diggs slid over to a coaching position with the AZL Brewers in 2017-2018.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2008 AZL Brewers Arizona League 13-42 9th Milwaukee Brewers
2009 AZL Brewers Arizona League 25-31 6th (t) Milwaukee Brewers
2010 AZL Brewers Arizona League 34-22 2nd Milwaukee Brewers League Champs
2011 AZL Brewers Arizona League 17-39 13th Milwaukee Brewers
2012 AZL Brewers Arizona League 19-37 11th Milwaukee Brewers
2013 Helena Brewers Pioneer League 43-33 2nd Milwaukee Brewers Lost League Finals
2014 Helena Brewers Pioneer League 27-49 8th Milwaukee Brewers
2015 Helena Brewers Pioneer League 32-42 8th Milwaukee Brewers
2016 AZL Brewers Arizona League 24-29 12th Milwaukee Brewers

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