Former KIA manager Williams, along with Melvin, goes to SF third base coach…Oakland → San Diego → San Francisco Join us
Former KIA Tigers manager Matt Williams has followed Bob Melvin to coach the San Francisco Giants.
San Francisco announced the club’s new coaching staff on Nov. 11, naming Williams as third base coach.
Williams spent the first 10 of his 17 major league seasons as a third baseman with San Francisco, where he was named to four All-Star teams and won three Gold Glove and three Silver Slugger awards.
He was the manager of the Washington Nationals during the 2014-15 season, winning 179 games and losing 145.토토사이트
He won 96 games in his first season with the Nationals and was named NL Manager of the Year.
In a text message to the Associated Press, Melvin said, “He’s a fantastic baseball coach. But to bring him home (to San Francisco) means a lot to me,” Melvin said in a text message to The Associated Press.
“He’s a Giant and our fans and players know it,” he added.
Melvin succeeds Gabe Kapler as the Giants return to the playoffs for the second straight year after winning a franchise-record 107 games and the NL West title in 2021.
Williams rejoined the San Diego coaching staff in mid-April after undergoing surgery for colon cancer.
He was diagnosed during spring training and underwent surgery on April 1, a day after Opening Day.