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D-Braves' 2020 Coaching Staff Announced

Former MLB veteran Michael Saunders will serve as Danville's manager
February 3, 2020

DANVILLE, Va. - The Atlanta Braves released their selections for their 2020 minor league field staffs late Friday evening, with Danville boasting a former MLB All Star as their new manager.

DANVILLE, Va. - The Atlanta Braves released their selections for their 2020 minor league field staffs late Friday evening, with Danville boasting a former MLB All Star as their new manager.

Michael Saunders, who recently retired from a nine-year playing career with the Mariners, Blue Jays and Phillies, has been named the D-Braves manager in 2020. The product of Victoria, British Columbia, was named a 2016 All Star and owned a career .232 batting average in over 2,400 plate appearances as a player.
Joining Saunders' coaching staff are Connor Narron as the hitting coach, who served on the 2019 D-Braves staff as a coach, and Angel Flores as a coach on the bench. Sam Feldman will return to Danville for his second season as the strength coach, and Austin Smith will take over as the athletic trainer.
For all up-to-date information on the upcoming 2020 season visit dbraves.com or follow the team @DanvilleBraves on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.