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Freddie Benavides #45

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COACHING CAREER: Freddie Benavides is in his second season on the Major League coaching staff...before he joined the Reds spent the previous 15 years in their minor league system, including the last 6 as player development field coordinator...also spent 7 seasons as infield coordinator and in 2007 filled in as manager for the rookie league Billings club...overall spent 4 seasons as a minor league 2000, before he was named infield coordinator, managed Class A Dayton in its inaugural season and led the Dragons to a Midwest League playoff spot with a 70-67 2003 he served as a coach with the Major League club from August 5 through the remainder of the season.

PLAYING CAREER: Was selected by the Reds in the second round of the June 1987 amateur draft...the former infielder made 219 Major League apps over parts of 4 seasons with the Reds, Rockies and Expos.

PERSONAL: Graduated from Nixon High School in Laredo, TX...attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas...wife's name is Violeta...they have 3 children, Krizia and twins Sienna and Alec.

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