Connecticut Defenders

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The Connecticut Defenders were the AA affiliate of the San Francisco Giants and in the Eastern League. They played their home games at Dodd Stadium. The club, previously known as the Norwich Navigators, was renamed for the 2006 season. After the 2009 season it was announced that the team would be moving to Richmond, VA in 2010 to play as the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs Hitting Coach Pitching Coach
2006 64-77 10th Dave Machemer Gary Davenport Bob Stanley
2007 63-78 10th Dave Machemer (41-58) / Shane Turner (22-20) Gary Davenport Bob Stanley
2008 68-73 7th Bien Figueroa Victor Torres Bob Stanley
2009 83-59 2nd Steve Decker Lost League Finals Garey Ingram Ross Grimsley