Omer Muñoz

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Omer Enrique Munoz Molleda

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 156 lb.

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Biographical information[edit]

Infielder Omer Muñoz was a member of the Coquivacoa, Maracaibo, Venezuela squad that played in the 1977 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. In the 1984 Amateur World Series, Muñoz hit .077/.107/.115 for Venezuela, only reaching safely in 2 of 26 at-bats as their starting shortstop. Omer played in the minors for 11 years (1985-1995) in the Montreal Expos, Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and San Francisco Giants organizations. Munoz was a player/coach with the Carolina Mudcats in 1995 and Lynchburg Hillcats in 1996.

Munoz spent six seasons as a minor league coach and manager in the Seattle Mariners organization, serving 1997-1999 as the hitting coach of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, manager of the AZL Mariners in 2000 and 2001, and manager of the Everett Aqua Sox in 2002.

Munoz then spent three years as a manager and hitting coach in the Tampa Bay Devil Rays organization. He worked for the Bakersfield Blaze in 2003, the Charleston RiverDogs in 2004, and the Visalia Oaks in 2005.

He joined the Chicago White Sox organization with Kannapolis Intimidators as the team's skipper in 2006.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
2000 AZL Mariners Arizona League 39-16 1st Seattle Mariners League Champs
2001 AZL Mariners Arizona League 34-22 2nd Seattle Mariners Lost League Finals
2002 Everett Aqua Sox Northwest League 29-19 -- Seattle Mariners -- replaced by Roger Hansen on August 7
2003 Bakersfield Blaze California League 70-70 4th Tampa Bay Devil Rays
2006 Kannapolis Intimidators South Atlantic League 42-94 16th Chicago White Sox

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