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Congratulations to former UMass shortstop, UMass Hall of Fame member Gary DiSarcina, who was hired by the Los Angeles Angels yesterday as the squad's third base coach.

The hiring was widely covered in the national media:

Los Angeles Times: Angels name former shortstop Gary DiSarcina as third-base coach
Los Angeles Times: Angels' Gary DiSarcina wants to be baseball's best third-base coach
ESPN LA: Angels hire Gary DiSarcina Former Angel DiSarcina joins club as third-base coach

DiSarcina was featured on UMass Sports Insider back in September:

UMass' DiSarcina Named PawSox Manager For 2013

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UMass Hall of Famer Gary DiSarcina was tapped to manage the Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate, the Pawtucket Red Sox, last Friday.

DiSarcina played for the Minutemen from 1986-88 and hit .336 for his career in a UMass uniform. The shortstop went on to appear in 1,086 games over 11 Major League seasons.

The Pawtucket Red Sox web site had this piece on DiSarcina

Several media outlets also covered the hiring:

Providence Journal: Job with PawSox is a homecoming for DiSarcina
Woonsocket Call: For New PawSox Manager DiSarcina, Communication Is Vital

Gary DiSarcina Joins Angels' Front Office Staff

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UMass Hall of Famer and former All-Star shortstop for the Angels, Gary DiSarcina has returned to Anaheim as part of the organization's front office. DiSarcina, who played baseball at UMass from 1986 to 1988, was named the Angels' special assistant to the general manager.

"We are pleased to have Gary back in the Angels' family," said Angels GM Tony Reagins in a club release. "He brings a level of expertise and passion that will be critical to the advancement of the baseball operations department."

DiSarcina was in the Red Sox's farm system the past four seasons. He was manager for Class A Lowell for three years, and last year he was the Red Sox's Minor League infield coordinator.

Read more on DiSarcina's return to the Angels organization:, ESPN, OCRegister