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Blue Jays' 2015 minor league managers and coaches announced

Ken Huckaby physically hurts Derek Jeter.
Ken Huckaby physically hurts Derek Jeter.
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The Blue Jays announced their eight minor league managers today via a press release, and their top affiliates announced their full coaching staff threw their own press releases (BuffaloNew HampshireDunedin) as well. The coaches for Lansing and Vancouver were pulled from their respective websites.

Manager Hitting Coach Pitching Coach
Buffalo (AAA) Gary Allenson Richie Hebner Randy St. Clair
New Hampshire (AA) Bobby Meacham Stubby Clapp Bob Stanley
Dunedin (A-Adv) Omar Malave John Tamargo Jr. Vince Horsman
Lansing (A) Ken Huckaby Kenny Graham Jeff Ware
Vancouver (ss-A) John Schneider Dave Pano Jim Czajkowski
Bluefield (Rk-Adv) Dennis Holmberg
GCL Jays (Rk) Cesar Martin
DSL Jays (DSL) Jose Mateo

The triple-A staff remains intact for 2015, while in double-A, manager Bobby Meacham will be entering his second year of duties as the Fisher Cats' manager with two new coaches to replace the departed Jon Nunnally and Jim Czajkowski. Stubby Clapp lands in New Hampshire as the hitting coach after two seasons doing the same in Dunedin, while 2014 Blue Jays bullpen coach Bob Stanley will return to the minors as the Fisher Cats' pitching coach (he spent 2013 in Buffalo).

John Tamargo, Jr., who managed the Lansing Lugnuts for three seasons, is now hitting coach in Dunedin under 2014 Florida State League Manager of the Year Omar Malave. Pitching coach Vince Horsman also moves up to Dunedin from Lansing.

The Lansing Lugnuts' new manager is Ken Huckaby, who will be making is managerial debut after being promoted from hitting coach of the same team. At his side will be 2014 GCL Jays manager Kenny Graham and Vancouver Canadians pitching coach Jeff Ware.

The aforementioned Czajkowski will return to Vancouver as the Canadians' pitching coach in 2015 under the direction of manager Jon Schneider, who has managed in Vancouver since 2011 (save for one season). Dave Pano will remain as hitting coach.