Dodgers Roster & Staff

Robert Geren #8

MANAGING AND COACHING CAREER

Geren is in his third season as Dave Roberts' bench coach...served as bench coach for the New York Mets from 2012-15...Geren has been the bench coach of two of the last three National League championship teams (Dodgers 2017, Mets 2015) and has been the bench coach of three league championship teams (Oakland, 2006) … he managed the Oakland A's from 2007 until June 9, 2011 and had a 334-376 record...Geren spent 13 seasons in the Oakland organization as a coach, including three seasons as bullpen coach (2003-05) and one season (2006) as bench coach...He joined the Oakland organization in 1999 as a manager of the A's High-A affiliate Modesto and spent the next three years (2000-2002) as the manager of Triple-A Sacramento...He was California League Manager of the Year in 1999...Geren managed for three seasons in the Boston Red Sox farm system at Single-A Utica (1995), Rookie Gulf Coast Red Sox (1996) and Single-A Sarasota (1998).

PLAYING CAREER

The former catcher played five Major League seasons with the New York Yankees (1988-91) and San Diego Padres (1993) and batted .233/.283/.349 in 307 games…Geren was selected by the Padres in the first round (24th overall) of the 1979 First-Year Player Draft and played 15 professional seasons.

PERSONAL

Robert Peter Geren...married to Pam and has two sons - Bobby and Brett...both played baseball at Princeton University… Bobby was drafted by Oakland in the 36th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, but did not sign…Geren is a car enthusiast and has a competition racing license.