- Former All-Star outfielder returns for his seventh season on San Francisco's coaching staff, serving as SF's first base coach.
- Will continue to oversee the club's base running and outfield defense.
- Also works closely with Giants outfielders.
- Spent three seasons as manager of Giants' Class A Augusta affiliate in South Atlantic League...guided the GreenJackets to 285-187 ledgers (.622) and a pair of playoff appearances in those three years.
- Was named 2006 SAL Manager of Year after leading Augusta to the best record in all of minor league baseball with 92-47 record.
- Enjoyed a solid 14-year Major League playing career, compiling lifetime .290 avg. with 241 2Bs, 124 HRs, 585 RBI and 235 steals over 1,337 games.
- Saw big league action with New York Yankees (1987-92 and 2000), Cincinnati Reds (1993-94), Atlanta Braves (1994), Montreal Expos (1995), Los Angeles Dodgers (1995), Minnesota Twins (1996-97), Seattle Mariners (1997) and Texas Rangers (1998-99).
- Was an All-Star selection in each league, representing Yankees in 1992 and Reds in 1993.
- Advanced to the post season on four occasions, batting .294 (10-for-34) in 10 LDS games with Dodgers (1995), Mariners (1997) and Rangers (1998-99).
- Became just the fifth player in the storied history of the Yankees franchise to record at least 20 HRs and 20 SBs in a season, accomplishing the feat in 1991.
PERSONAL & MISCELLANEOUS
- Graduated from Panama City High School, where he was three-sport star in baseball, basketball and volleyball.
- Attended Jose Dolores Mascote College in his native Panama.