Oneri Fleita

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Oneri Fleita

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Biographical Information[edit]

Oneri Fleita has been with the Chicago Cubs organization for over a decade.

Fleita was the 1988 Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year. The first baseman then played in the minors in 1988-1989 for the Baltimore Orioles, who hired him as a minor league coach.

Fleita was a coach for the Wausau Timbers in 1990, Kane County Cougars in 1991, and Frederick Keys in 1992. He managed the GCL Orioles in 1993-1994.

Fleita was hired by the Chicago Cubs in 1995 to manage the Williamsport Cubs. In 1996, he was a Midwest scout for Chicago. He scouted David Kelton. From 1997-2008, he has been the director of the Cubs' Latin American operations. He also has been director of Player Development from 2000-2008. In 2011, Fleita is Vice President, Player Personnel in the Cubs' minor league department. In 2013, he scouted for the Cincinnati Reds, then spent two years scouting for the Tampa Bay Rays. He signed Daniel Pinero for the Detroit Tigers, scouting two years for them. He then became head of scouting for Mexico for the Philadelphia Phillies, signing Erubiel Armenta.

Source: 2008 Cubs Media Guide

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1993 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 30-28 8th Baltimore Orioles
1994 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 23-36 12th Baltimore Orioles
1995 Williamsport Cubs New York-Penn League 37-39 7th Chicago Cubs