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Bees manager Keith Johnson chosen to coach in MLB All-Star Futures Game

Salt Lake Bees manager Keith Johnson was once named 3rd base coach for the U.S. crew on the 2018 All-Star Futures Game in Washington D.C.

Rosters for the sport have been introduced by way of Major League Baseball these days.

The Futures Game is a part of MLB All-Star Sunday that includes the highest Minor League possibilities from all ranges in a U.S. vs. World Team structure. The sport will happen on July 15 at Nationals Park and might be broadcast at 2 p.m. MT on MLB Network and simulcast on MLB.com.

Johnson is in his 7th yr because the manager for the Salt Lake Bees and his 16th season in the Angels group. He changed into the primary former Salt Lake participant to manager the membership in 2011 and was once named the PCL Manager of the Year in 2013 and Angels Minor League Manager of the Year in 2016. With 463 wins in his Salt Lake profession, Johnson is 18 wins clear of matching Phil Roof because the winningest manager in franchise historical past.

Both training staffs on the Futures Game have a lot of Salt Lake ties. Along with Johnson, the U.S. crew might be controlled by way of Torii Hunter and comprises Matt LeCroy as bench coach and LaTroy Hawkins as pitching coach. Hunter, Lecroy and Hawkins all frolicked with the Salt Lake Buzz and can face former Buzz teammate David Ortiz, who will set up the World Team.

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