Joe Almaraz

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Jose Almaraz

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Biographical Information[edit]

Joe Almaraz was a high school baseball coach for a dozen years before stints as head coach at Howard College and Northeast Texas Community College. After that, he managed in the Arizona Diamondbacks and Baltimore Orioles organizations. In 2007, he took over as skipper of the Johnson City Cardinals. As of 2011, Alamarez was scouting for the Cardinals.

Almaraz had briefly played for the Alijadores de Tampico, hitting .236/~.250/.273 in 1975.

He is the brother of Johnny Almaraz and the father of Joseph Almaraz.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1998 Lethbridge Black Diamonds Pioneer League 43-32 3rd Arizona Diamondbacks Lost League Finals
1999 Missoula Osprey Pioneer League 45-31 3rd Arizona Diamondbacks League Champs
2000 Sultanes de Monterrey Mexican League none replaced by Juan Francisco Rodríguez
AZL Diamondbacks Arizona League 27-27 5th Arizona Diamondbacks
2001 Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League 33-33 4th Baltimore Orioles League Champs
2002 Aberdeen IronBirds New York-Penn League 31-45 11th Baltimore Orioles
2003 Aberdeen IronBirds New York-Penn League 38-38 8th (t) Baltimore Orioles
2007 Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League 28-40 7th St. Louis Cardinals
2008 Johnson City Cardinals Appalachian League 36-30 3rd St. Louis Cardinals