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2018 Field Staff

Manager: José Moreno


In three previous seasons at the helm in Everett (2008, 2010, 2017) José Moreno piloted the club to a regular season record of 117-111 and a Northwest League Championship in 2010. His 2010 AquaSox club finished with 49 regular season wins, which was the most in franchise history. Moreno is beginning his 18th season in the Mariners organization and most recently spent four years as the Latin American Field Coordinator. Moreno also managed Rookie-Pulaski in 2009 and led Rookie-Peoria to an Arizona League Championship with a 37-19 record in 2007. Moreno is currently serving as the manager of Cardenales de Lara in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (Venezuelan Winter League).


Hitting Coach: Eric Farris


Eric Farris joins the staff in his first season as AquaSox hitting coach. Farris, a former infielder, enjoyed a nine-year professional career in the Milwaukee and Minnesota organizations. He made his major league debut for Milwaukee in 2011 and saw action in 13 major league games in 2012. After his retirement as a player, Farris joined the Mariners in a scouting and player development capacity last year.


Pitching Coach: Danielin Acevedo


Danielin Acevedo begins his 11th season as a pitching coach in the Mariners organization; his second in Everett. Acevedo spent the 2016 season as the pitching coach for the Mariners in the Dominican Summer League. He was originally signed as a non-drafted free agent right-handed pitcher by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1999 and spent seven seasons in the minor leagues before finishing up in 2006. In 2004, he was named the Most Valuable Pitcher for the Arizona League Athletics and spent parts of two seasons pitching for the Northwest League's Vancouver Canadians in 2004 and 2005.


Pitching Coach: Moises Hernandez


Moises Hernandez is entering his third season in the Mariners organization, his second as a pitching coach for the AquaSox. He made his coaching debut in 2016 as a pitching coach with Everett. He is the older brother of Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez. Moises spent 12 seasons pitching in the minor leagues for Baltimore (2003-05) Atlanta (2006-09) and Seattle (2010-14).


Athletic Trainer: Josh Gallagher


Josh Gallagher is entering his first season in the Mariners organization. Previously Gallagher served at the University of Mary as their Assistant Athletic Trainer primarily working with the Volleyball and Baseball student-athletes. Josh graduated in 2018 from the University of Mary with a Master of Science in Kinesiology. He joined the University of Mary Athletic Staff in August of 2016 as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer.


Performance Specialist: Kevin Childs