- Returns for his 15th season in the Giants organization, and 38th campaign overall in professional baseball.
- Marks his 12th-straight year serving as SF's bullpen catcher.
- Also assists 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 the 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 the coaching staff that traveled to Taiwan with MLB All-Stars in 2011.
- Has two daughters (Kirstyn and Megan).
- Graduated from St. Patrick's (NE) High School.
- Attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Ind.