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Tim Bogar

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Timothy Paul Bogar (born October 28, 1966 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former Major League Baseball infielder. Currently, Bogar is the third base coach for the Boston Red Sox.

Playing careerEdit

Bogar played for three different teams during his nine year career: the New York Mets (1993-1996), Houston Astros (1997-2000), and Los Angeles Dodgers (2001). He made his Major League Baseball debut on April 21, 1993, and played his final game on July 1, 2001. For his career, Tim hit .228 (345-for-1516) with 69 doubles, 9 triples, 24 homers, 180 runs scored, 161 RBI and 13 stolen bases.

Bogar's only postseason appearance came as a member of the Houston Astros in the 1999 National League Division Series. Although Houston lost 3 games to 1 to the Atlanta Braves and were eliminated, Bogar went 3 for 4 in 2 games for the series.

Managing careerEdit

Bogar is a former manager of the Akron Aeros (the double-A affiliate the Cleveland Indians). In 2006, his first year with the team, Bogar led the team to a league best 87-55 record and came within one game of winning the Eastern League title. Bogar was named Eastern League manager of the year and was selected to coach as part of Major League Baseball's 2006 All Star Futures Game. He was also selected by Baseball America as the "Best Manager Prospect" in the Eastern League in 2006.

He was also selected to coach in the 2007 MLB All Star Futures Game in San Francisco.

Prior to joining the Indians organization, Bogar started his managerial career in 2004 with the Greeneville Astros of the Appalachian League. The team finished with a 41-26 (.612) record and won the Appalachian League championship. Bogar was selected as Manager of the Year. He was promoted in 2005 to the Astros' Single A affiliate, the Lexington Legends of the South Atlantic League where he led the Legends to a league best 82-57 mark and was named the 2005 South Atlantic League Manager of the Year.

Bogar owns a career managerial record of 250-168 (.601).

Coaching career Edit

On November 28, 2008 the Boston Red Sox announced that Bogar would join the coaching staff as the first base coach.[1] After the 2009 season, Bogar moved to the third base coach job.[2]

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Preceded by:
DeMarlo Hale
Boston Red Sox Third base Coach
2010-present
Succeeded by:
present

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