Mako Oliveras

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Max Oliveras (Mako)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 195 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Mako Oliveras played in the minor leagues from 1969 to 1976, reaching AA in 1971-1972 and 1974-1975.

In May 1986, he took over as skipper of the independent Miami Marlins after Fred Hatfield was fired. Oliveras had been "widely praised for his work in the Puerto Rican Winter League" according to Baseball America's 1987 Statistics Report, and the Marlins won the most games they had in eight years. The next year Oliveras was hired by the California Angels organization, and he managed the Midland Angels from 1987 to 1989. He moved up to AAA, managing the Edmonton Trappers from 1990 to 1992 and the Vancouver Canadians in 1993. Oliveras became a coach for the Angels in 1994 and was a member of the Chicago Cubs staff from 1995 to 1997. In 1998, he managed the Kinston Indians. He took over as skipper of the Orlando Rays in 2002, then moved down to the Charleston RiverDogs in 2003, and then back up to the Bakersfield Blaze in 2004. In 2005-2006 Oliveras served as coach of the Montgomery Biscuits. He managed the Binghamton Mets from 2007 to 2009.

In 2010, Oliveras retuerned to the Mexican League, where he had managed in 1984 and 1985, with the Mexico City Red Devils.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1984 Truchas de Toluca Mexican League 3rd none Lost in 1st round replaced Frank Estrada
1985 Angeles de Puebla Mexican League 70-54 5th none
1986 Miami Marlins Florida State League 68-50 6th none replaced Eric Rasmussen (1-1) on May 3
1987 Midland Angels California League 75-61 3rd California Angels
1988 Midland Angels California League 61-74 6th California Angels
1989 Midland Angels California League 70-66 5th California Angels
1990 Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League 78-63 2nd California Angels Lost League Finals
1991 Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League 70-66 5th California Angels
1992 Edmonton Trappers Pacific Coast League 74-69 4th California Angels
1993 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League 72-68 3rd California Angels
1998 Kinston Indians Carolina League 69-71 4th (t) Cleveland Indians
2002 Orlando Rays Southern League 58-79 10th Tampa Bay Devil Rays
2003 Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League 77-62 4th Tampa Bay Devil Rays
2004 Bakersfield Blaze California League 59-81 8th Tampa Bay Devil Rays
2005 Pericos de Puebla Mexican League 12th (t) none replaced Bernardo Calvo
2007 Binghamton Mets Eastern League 61-81 11th New York Mets
2008 Binghamton Mets Eastern League 73-69 5th (t) New York Mets
2009 Binghamton Mets Eastern League 54-86 12th New York Mets
2010 Diablos Rojos del Mexico Mexican League 64-40 2nd none Lost in 1st round
2011 Diablos Rojos del Mexico Mexican League 63-40 1st none Lost League Finals

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