CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have hired former major league All-Star and Gold Glove second baseman Mark Grudzielanek to manage Triple-A Charlotte.

Grudzielanek spent the past two seasons working in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ player development system. He played 15 seasons in the majors from 1995 to 2010 (including 2005 with the St. Louis Cardinals), was an All-Star for the Montreal Expos in 1996 and won a Gold Glove for the Kansas City Royals in 2006.

Other managing assignments announced Wednesday were: Julio Vinas (Double-A Birmingham), Willie Harris (Class A Winston-Salem), Justin Jirschele (Class A Kannapolis), Tim Esmay (Great Falls) and Ryan Newman (Arizona Rookie League). Steve McCatty (Charlotte) and John Ely (Great Falls) were hired as pitching coaches.

Richard Dotson will serve as the organization’s pitching coordinator and Mike Gellinger as hitting coordinator.

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