Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Rays' 2013 coaching staff

Joe Maddon, manager

No. 70 Age: 59

Born/lives: Hazleton, Pa./Tampa

8th season, 585-549 with Rays. … Has won 2 AL manager of the year awards. … Spent 31 years with Angels, most of 10 as bench coach. …Played 4 years in minors.

Stan Boroski, bullpen

No. 50 Age: 49

Born/lives: Martin's Ferry, Ohio/St. Cloud

2nd full season in bullpen, 4th with Rays. … 18 years as Astros minor-league coach, scout. … Played 6 years in minors.

Tom Foley, 3B

No. 6 Age: 53

Born/lives: Columbus, Ga./Palm Harbor

12th season as 3B coach (AL's longest tenure), 18th with Rays. … Also worked in minors. … Played 13 seasons as INF in majors.

George Hendrick, 1B

No. 25 Age: 63

Born/lives: Los Angeles/Las Vegas

8th season. … Also coached for Cardinals, Angels, and in minors. … 4-time All-Star OF during 18 seasons playing in majors.

Jim Hickey, pitching

No. 48 Age: 51

Born/lives: Chicago/St. Cloud

7th season. … Spent 2½ seasons as Astros pitching coach, 13½ in minors. … Pitched 8 years in minors; 36-30, 4.26 ERA.

Dave Martinez, bench

No. 4 Age: 48

Born/lives: Brooklyn, N.Y./Safety Harbor

6th season, plus 2 years as spring instructor. … Played 16 seasons in majors with 8 teams, including 2-plus as original Devil Ray.

Jamie Nelson, asst. hitting/catching

No. 44 Age: 53

Born/lives: Clinton, Okla./Hoover, Ala.

1st season, spent 13 as Rays minor-league coach/manager. … Played in majors for '83 Mariners, 11 seasons in minors.

Derek Shelton, hitting

No. 17 Age: 42

Born/lives: Carbondale, Ill. /St. Pete Beach

4th season. … Spent 4½ seasons as Indians hitting coach. Also coached in minors for Indians, Yankees. … Played 2 years in minors.


Don Zimmer, senior adviser … Ron Porterfield, head athletic trainer … Paul Harker and Mark Vinson, assistant trainers … Kevin Barr, strength and conditioning coordinator … Scott Cursi, bullpen catcher … Chris "Chico" Fernandez, video coordinator … Chris Westmore­land, equipment/home clubhouse manager.

Marc Topkin, Times staff writer

Rays' 2013 coaching staff 04/01/13 [Last modified: Monday, April 1, 2013 4:27pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Rays up next: at Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Tuesday, New York

    The Heater

    Today: Off

    Up next: at Yankees, 7:10 Tuesday, Yankee Stadium

  2. Here kitty, kitty ...


    In a toned down version of the annual rookie dress-up day based on MLB's new anti-hazing policy, Rays rookie players and staff - plus second-year LHP Blake Snell - donned DJ Kitty onesies for the trip to New York.

    Rays rookie players and staff - joined here by Alex Colome - sporting their DJ Kitty onesies before the flight to New York.
  3. Lightning's Nikita Kucherov has a lot to say — about moving on to a much better season

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — Nikita Kucherov sits back in his stall and smiles.

    Laughs a little, too.

    Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) prepares for a faceoff during the first period of Friday's  (9/22/17) preseason game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Nashville Predators at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
  4. Chris Archer knocked out early as Rays lose to Orioles (w/video)

    The Heater

    BALTIMORE — Another short outing by Chris Archer led to another long afternoon for the Rays in a 9-4 loss to the Orioles on Sunday.

    Chris Archer has not gotten past four innings in four of his past five starts. [WILL VRAGOVIC | Times]
  5. Bucs-Vikings report card: Where's this explosive offense we heard about all offseason?


    MINNEAPOLIS — Times columnist Tom Jones gives his report card from the Bucs' 34-17 loss to the Vikings on Sunday:


    Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes (26) intercepts a Jameis Winston pass intended for wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) during the first half. [LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times]