Chad Kreuter

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Chadden Michael Kreuter

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Biographical Information[edit]

Chad Kreuter was 0 for 4 for Team USA in the 1984 Amateur World Series. He was signed as a 5th round pick in the 1985 amateur draft by the Texas Rangers and scout John Young.

Kreuter took over as manager of the Modesto Nuts in 2006 but resigned after just a couple of months to become baseball coach at the University of Southern California, a job he held until 2010. Kreuter's wife Kelly is the daughter of longtime USC coach Mike Gillespie, the man he succeeded as the Trojans coach.

In 2011, Kreuter was the Field director for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He returned to the dugout as manager of the St. Lucie Mets in 2017. Kreuter was originally announced as manager for St. Lucie in January 2020, then in February was moved up to manage the Syracuse Mets before the season was cancelled due to Covid-19.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
2006 Modesto Nuts California League 28-24 -- Colorado Rockies replaced by Glenallen Hill
2017 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League 63-75 10th New York Mets
2018 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League 54-76 11th New York Mets
2019 St. Lucie Mets Florida State League 68-66 5th New York Mets
2021 Syracuse Mets Triple-A East New York Mets

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