They say that good things come to those who wait and that you will be rewarded for your hard work and effort. In the case of Arnie Beyler, got a big time reward for his hard work and effort. After 12 years managing in the minor leagues, including 9 within the Red Sox, Arnie finally got the call up to coach in the major league club.
Arnie will be the new First Base Coach for John Farrell's 2013 Red Sox coaching staff, replacing Alex Ocha.
This move was overdue. As mentioned in the previous paragraph, Arnie Beyler had spent 9 years managing in the Red Sox farm system (2000-2001, Lowell Spinners NY-Penn Short A, 2002 Augusta GreenJackets, 2007-20010 Portland Sea Dogs Double-A). More recently, he was the skipper of the Triple-A Red Sox affiliate, the Pawtucket Red Sox from 2011-2012. In that time span, the Paw Sox went 160-126 with two consecutive playoff berths and a Governor's Cup Trophy from this past season.
This move could be beneficial to the Red Sox as Arnie has coached at least half of the Red Sox players on the roster like Daniel Nava, Ryan Lavarnway, Jose Iglesias, Will Middlebrooks, Pedro Ciriaco, Junichi Tazawa just to name a few. It took some time, a lot of coaching, and a lot of hardwork. But now it's your time to shine Arnie, time to show them why you were so successful in Pawtucket. Good luck and godspeed.
-Ryan L. Fox
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