2019 represents fourth season with the Angels organization and first as the Club's third base coach (replacing Dino Ebel)...From 2016-18 was the Club's Director, Baseball Development...In 2009-15, served as Oakland's third base coach, which included three trips to the postseason (2012, 2013 & 2014)...Joined the A's following nine seasons (2000-08) working in the Colorado Rockies organization...From 2005- 08, served on the Rockies' Major League staff as third base and infield coach...Under tutelage, Colorado set a Major League record for fielding percentage with a mark of .989 in 2007...Troy Tulotwitzki led Major League shortstops with a .987 fielding percentage that year and Todd Helton topped all N.L. first baseman with a .999 fielding percentage...Spent a majority of the 2000-04 seasons as the organization's roving infield coordinator...Joined the Major League coaching briefly in 2002 before returning to the minor league coaching ranks for the '03 and '04 seasons...Began coaching career as Boston's minor league infield instructor in 1999.
Playing Career & Misc
Played 13 Major League seasons with the A's (1985-91, '95), Yankees (1992-94) and Cardinals (1996-97), compiling a .239 (700/2931) average with 111 doubles, 12 triples, 42 home runs and 282 RBI...Fashioned a .986 career fielding percentage at second base over 2,6000 total chances...Played in four career postseasons, including trips to three straight World Series with Oakland (1988-90)...Was a member of the 1989 World Series Champion A's...Returned to the postseason with the Cardinals in 1996...Originally drafted by the Oakland A's in the second round of the 1981 First-Year Player Draft...Played collegiately at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for three years before after prepping at St. Paul High School (Santa Fe Springs, CA - 17 miles from Angel Stadium) ... He and wife Caryn have twin sons, Joe and Nicholas "Niko" and a daughter Ali and reside in Scottsdale, AZ...Son Niko also played college baseball at UCLA and played in the 2010 College World Series against South Carolina...Niko was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 27th round and went on to play five seasons of professional baseball...Uncle of Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes...Full name is Michael Anthony Gallego.