Athletics’ Mark Kotsay, Reds’ David Bell picked as All-Star coaches

Jun 26, 2024, 7:30 PM | Updated: Jul 3, 2024, 5:28 am

ST PETERSBURG, FLORIDA - MAY 28: Manager Mark Kotsay #7 of the Oakland Athletics reacts prior to th...

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Oakland Athletics manager Mark Kotsay and Cincinnati Reds manager David Bell were selected as All-Star coaches for the July 16 game at Arlington, Texas.

Kotsay will be on the American League staff of Bruce Bochy, who won the World Series with the Texas Rangers last season. Kotsay played three seasons under Bochy (2001-03) when the two were with the San Diego Padres.

Bell was picked to the National League staff by Torey Lovullo, who guided the Arizona Diamondbacks to the World Series last season. Bell and Lovullo were teammates for Cleveland in 1998.

James Hoye, in his 16th season, will serve as the crew chief and home plate umpire for the All-Star Game. Also selected were Bruce Dreckman (first base), John Tumpane (second), Nic Lentz (third), Ben May (left field) and Nestor Ceja (right field).

–Field Level Media

More on the MLB All-Star Game

MLB All-Star Game Voting Update: Heliot Ramos enters top 10 for OFs

Upcoming schedule for the Oakland Athletics

  • Friday, June 28th – Sunday, June 30th – @ Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Tuesday, July 2nd – Thursday, July 4th – vs. Los Angeles Angels
  • Friday, July 5th – Sunday, July 7th – vs. Baltimore Orioles
  • Tuesday, July 9th-Thursday, July 11th – @ Boston Red Sox
  • Friday, July 12th-Sunday, July 14th – @ Philadelphia Phillies
  • Monday, July 15th-Thursday, July 18thMLB All-Star Break
  • Monday, July 15th – Home Run Derby
  • Tuesday, July 16th – MLB All-Star Game in Arlington, Texas

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