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Dodgers' minor league coaches set; Tim Wallach returning at Albuquerque

December 21, 2009 |  2:51 pm

Dodgers The Dodgers have their minor league coaching staff now in place.

Triple-A Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year Tim Wallach returns with his staff after guiding the Isotopes to an American Southern Division title and setting an Albuquerque franchise mark with 80 wins.

Bruce Hines is the new field coordinator for the Dodgers organization, and Lorenzo Bundy rejoins the Dodgers as manager of the club's rookie-level team in the Arizona League.

Also, Ken Bracey, a longtime scouting executive for the Padres, joins the Dodgers as a special assistant to the general manager. Bracey was with San Diego for 36 years and had served as a special assistant to General Manager Kevin Towers since 1997.

Hines, who has a 278-233 record in seven seasons as a minor league manager, was the Seattle Mariners’ third base coach last season. Before that he was with the Angels in a variety of minor league positions.

Bundy was the Arizona Diamondbacks' first base coach last season and spent two seasons in the Dodger organization from 2007-08, compiling a 141-146 record as the manager of triple-A Las Vegas.

Carlos Subero will lead Double-A Chattanooga after managing Single-A Inland Empire last season. Jeff Carter will manage Inland Empire after two seasons at the helm of the Dodgers’ rookie-level club. Hitting coach Franklin Stubbs and pitching coach Charlie Hough will both be back with the 66ers.

Manager Juan Bustabad will be back for a third season with Great Lakes after leading the Loons to the first playoff berth in the franchise’s three-year history and winning a first-round Midwest League playoff series. And Damon Berryhill returns for a second season as manager for Rookie-advanced Ogden after leading the club to a playoff berth in 2009.

Meanwhile, Pedro Mega returns for his fourth season as manager of the Dominican Summer League Dodgers.

-- Debbie Goffa

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