Minnesota Twins 2018 minor league staff assignments

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Fort Myers Miracle

Manager: Ramon Borrego

Hitting Coach: Steve Singleton

Pitching Coach: Henry Bonilla

As for the High-A Fort Meyers Miracle, the Twins have promoted former GCL Twins manager, Ramon Borrego to be the Miracle’s manager. In 2018, Borrego will begin his 22nd season with the Twins organization. Since 2011 he has been the manager of the CGL Twins going 35-23 this past season with the team.

Borrego originally joined the Twins as a player in 1995 when he signed as an undrafted free agent. Borrego never made the major leagues as a Twin but played with their minor league affiliates through the 2002 season. He then was hired and has filled several different coaching roles through the Twins system starting in 2004 at the Twins Venezuelan Baseball Academy.

Henry Bonilla will begin his third season as the Miracle Pitching Coach and is reunited with Borrego from their time with the 2012 GCL Twins. The place Bonilla got his start coaching in the Twins system. Bonilla is also a former player for the Twins as he was drafted in the 8th round of the 2000 draft and played 10 seasons as a minor league player.

Another Borrego reunion will happen as Steve Singleton begins his second season as the hitting coach in Fort Meyers. He began coaching in the Twins system in 2016 with Borrego’s 2016 GCL Twins. Singleton started his professional baseball career after being drafted by the Twins in the 11th round of the 2006 draft out of the University of San Diego and also spent time in the Philadelphia Phillies system.