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12/16 Minor League staffs

Here are the Cubs’ Minor League staffs for 2011:

Triple-A Iowa: manager Bill Dancy, pitching coach Mike Mason, hitting coach Von Joshua.

Double-A Tennessee: manager Brian Harper, pitching coach Marty Mason, hitting coach Mariano Duncan.

Class A Daytona: manager Buddy Bailey, pitching coach Tom Pratt, hitting coach Barbaro Garbey

Class A Peoria: manager Casey Kopitzke, pitching coach Jeff Fassero, hitting coach Ricardo Medina.

Class A Boise: manager Mark Johnson, pitching coach David Rosario, hitting coach Desi Wilson.

Mesa rookie league: manager Juan Cabreja, pitching coaches Rick Tronerud and Frank Castillo, and hitting coach Jason Dubois.

Dominican rookie No. 1: manager Manuel Callado, pitching coach Leo Hernandez, hitting coach Alberto Garcia.

Dominican rookie No. 2: manager Yudith Ozorio, pitching coach Anderson Tavares, hitting coaches Leo Perez and Franklin Blanco.

– Carrie Muskat

12/16 Cubs Minor League staff

The Cubs promoted Bill Dancy to Triple-A Iowa manager, named Tom Beyers the hitting coordinator and Dennis Lewallyn pitching coordinator, and added former big leaguer Mariano Duncan as Double-A Tennessee hitting coach. The team made the announcements as it released the Minor League assignments for 2010 on Thursday. Dancy takes over at Iowa for Ryne Sandberg, who left the Cubs organization after not getting the manager’s job with the big league team. Sandberg will manage the Phillies’ Triple-A Lehigh Valley team in 2011.
Tennessee will have a new staff and be led by manager Brian Harper, a former catcher for 16 big league seasons.

– Carrie Muskat

12/7 Minor matters

The Cubs are expected to name former big leaguer Mariano Duncan as their Double-A hitting coach. Duncan played 12 seasons with the Dodgers, Reds, Phillies, Yankees and Blue Jays from 1985-1997, compiling a career .267 average with 87 homers and 233 doubles. He has spent three seasons coaching in the Minor Leagues and was on the Dodgers’ Major League staff from 2006-10. The Cubs were still completing the interview process and expected to formally announce their Minor League staff next week.

– Carrie Muskat

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