Andy Barkett

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Biographical Information[edit]

Andy Barkett posted a nice line of .304/.373/.413 in 46 at-bats in the majors for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2001. He also played eleven seasons in the minors with a personal best batting average of .307 in 1999 in the Pacific Coast League.

His time at North Carolina State University overlapped with that of Corey Lee. He is a Team USA alumnus, going 3 for 15 (all doubles) with 2 walks in the 1993 Intercontinental Cup while splitting first base with Todd Helton. He was 0 for 3 in the semifinal win over Japan then sat out the Gold Medal game 9-4 loss to Cuba.

Barkett worked at the Baseball Mentoring Program in Sacramento run by Jalal Leach, and was hitting coach of the GCL Braves in 2006. He became manager of the Oneonta Tigers in 2007 and led them to the playoffs, moving up to the Lakeland Flying Tigers in 2008. He moved on to the Jacksonville Suns of the Florida Marlins organization in 2011. After a number of seasons as a minor league manager, he was named assistant hitting coach of the Boston Red Sox in 2018, just in time to be part of their World Series win. He was let go after the 2019 season.

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

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2007 Oneonta Tigers New York-Penn League 44-32 2nd Detroit Tigers Lost in 1st round
2008 Lakeland Flying Tigers Florida State League 67-70 7th Detroit Tigers
2009 Lakeland Flying Tigers Florida State League 55-75 11th Detroit Tigers
2010 Lakeland Flying Tigers Florida State League 71-67 7th Detroit Tigers
2011 Jacksonville Suns Southern League 70-70 5th Florida Marlins
2012 Jacksonville Suns Southern League 70-70 5th Miami Marlins
2013 Jacksonville Suns Southern League 73-63 5th Miami Marlins
2014 Jacksonville Suns Southern League 81-59 2nd Miami Marlins League Champs
2017 Indianapolis Indians International League 79-63 5th Pittsburgh Pirates Lost in 1st round

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