Braves make coaching moves


On Monday the Atlanta Braved announced that third base coach Brian Snitker had been named the new manager of the clubs Triple-A affiliate, the Gwinnett Braves.

Taking on Snitker’s job as the third base coach will be Doug Dascenzo who had been a roving minor league outfield/base running coach. Snitker had held the position since 2006 when Bobby Cox was still the manager of the Braves.

Snitker was also the Braves’ bullpen coach in 1985 and 1988-1990. He has been in a variety of roles since joining the club as a player in 1977 including a 15-year stint as a minor league manager.

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