James Michael Sarbaugh
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- School Lamar University
In 2004, he was the manager of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the next season he led the Lake County Captains. In 2006, he became skipper of the Kinston Indians of the Carolina League. Sarbaugh then managed the Akron Aeros of the AA Eastern League in 2008.
Sarbaugh has won a Carolina League championship as a player (1991), a coach (1995), and as a manager (2006) - all with Kinston. In 2013, he was appointed first base coach of the Cleveland Indians. He then served as third base coach starting in 2014 until midway through the 2021 season, when he was named bench coach in place of DeMarlo Hale, who had been named the team's interim manager due to Terry Francona's health issues. He returned to coaching third base in 2022.
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|2004||Mahoning Valley Scrappers||New York-Penn League||42-34||4th||Cleveland Indians||League Champs|
|2005||Lake County Captains||South Atlantic League||72-66||6th (t)||Cleveland Indians|
|2006||Kinston Indians||Carolina League||85-54||Cleveland Indians||League Champs|
|2007||Kinston Indians||Carolina League||87-52||1st||Cleveland Indians||Lost in 1st round|
|2008||Akron Aeros||Eastern League||80-62||3rd||Cleveland Indians||Lost League Finals|
|2009||Akron Aeros||Eastern League||89-53||1st||Cleveland Indians||League Champs|
|2010||Columbus Clippers||International League||79-65||4th||Cleveland Indians||League Champs|
|2011||Columbus Clippers||International League||88-56||1st||Cleveland Indians||League Champs|
|2012||Columbus Clippers||International League||75-69||6th||Cleveland Indians|