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Rome names 2013 coaching staff01/17/2013 6:14 PM ET
ROME, Ga. -- The 2013 Rome Braves field staff has been announced and Randy Ingle returns to manage the team once again. Ingle, who will be entering his 22nd season as a manager in the Braves organization will skipper the Class A South Atlantic League club for the second consecutive season.
"We welcome such an experienced staff to guide the 2013 Rome Braves team," says Rome general manager, Michael Dunn. "We hope to build on the momentum from our 2012 playoff run, and look forward to a championship season under Randy, Derrick and Bobby."
Joining Ingle is pitching coach Derrick Lewis returning for his third term.
New to the staff for the 2013 campaign is hitting coach Bobby Moore. Moore, who will be in his second stint with the club, comes to the Rome staff after spending the 2011 and 2012 seasons as hitting coach for the Lynchburg Hillcats. Prior to that, he was Rome's hitting coach for 10 consecutive seasons.
In his third season as a trainer in the organization, Kyle Damschroder joins the Rome staff from the Danville Braves where he spent the previous two seasons.
The Rome Braves open the season April 4 in Savannah. The home opener at State Mutual Stadium is April 6, versus the same Sand Gnats.
Owned and operated by the Atlanta Braves, Rome is a member of the Class A South Atlantic League. For more information, please contact the Rome Braves at (706) 368-9388, or visit them online.