Returns for 14th season in Giants organization, and 37th campaign overall in professional baseball. Marks 11th-straight year serving as SF's bullpen catcher. Has also assisted pitching coach Dave Righetti and bullpen coach Mark Gardner with pitching aspects. Prior to joining San Francisco chain, former big league catcher spent six years in Cubs organization and six seasons with the Rockies. Logged 15 years as a minor league manager. Was originally slated to manage Class A Advanced San Jose in 2003, but was elevated to big league club prior to Opening Day. Was a member of coaching staff that traveled to Taiwan with MLB All-Stars in 2011
Has 2 daughters (Kirstyn and Megan)... Graduated from St. Patrick's (NE) High School. ... Attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN.