Fredi Jesus González is a Cuban-born American baseball coach, manager and is currently the bench coach for the Baltimore Orioles. He managed the Florida Marlins from 2007 to 2010 and the Atlanta Braves from 2011 to 2016. González was fired from both managing positions. For four seasons prior to 2007, he was the third base coach for the Atlanta Braves. Despite never reaching the playoffs with Florida, González nearly led the Braves to a playoff berth in his first season as manager in 2011. He then guided the Braves to the postseason in 2012 and 2013.
About Fredi González
MLB manager best known for his time with the Florida Marlins, whom he coached from 2007 through 2010. At the time of his release, he was the winningest coach in franchise history.
He played baseball at Southridge High School before being selected by the New York Yankees in the 1982 amateur draft.
He was named Sporting News Manager of the Year in 2008 after achieving a winning record with the Marlins despite the fact that team had the lowest payroll in the majors.
He has children named Gabrielle and Alex.
He succeeded Bobby Cox as the manager of the Atlanta Braves in 2011.
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