ARLINGTON, Texa — The Texas Rangers finalized their 2019 coaching staff with the hiring of Oscar Marin as bullpen coach and Callix Crabbe as assistant hitting coach, the club announced Tuesday.
Marin used to be with the Rangers in 2010 and spent his first six seasons in professional baseball with Texas as he worked with pitchers at several affiliates in the lower levels of the club farm system. In 2015, he earned South Atlantic League Coach of the Year honors with Low-A Hickory in 2015.
Crabbe, a former 2007 Rule 5 draft pick of the San Diego Padres, spent the last six years as baseball instructor at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Crabbe moved into coaching after a 10-year career playing for Milwaukee, San Diego, Seattle, and Toronto organization.
Pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz. on Feb. 12.
TEXAS RANGERS 2019 COACHING STAFF
Manager Chris Woodward
Bench Don Wakamatsu
Pitching Julio Rangel
Bullpen Oscar Marin
First Base Héctor Ortiz
Third Base Tony Beasley
Hitting Luis Ortiz
Asst. Hitting Callix Crabbe
ML Player Development Field Coord. Jayce Tingler