The Mahoning Valley Scrappers Name Travis Fryman Manager
Fryman and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers open the 2015 season at home on Thursday, June 25.
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers, along with the Cleveland Indians Player Development Staff announced Travis Fryman as the manager of the Scrappers for the 2015 season. The 13-year Major League veteran and five-time American League All Star previously managed the Scrappers from 2008-2010. He has spent the past four seasons as a Special Assistant and Infield Coordinator.
In his three seasons managing, Fryman led the Scrappers to their most recent post-season appearance (2009). During the 2009 season the Scrappers were 49-27, sending them to the New York-Penn League Championship Series, albeit falling short to the Staten Island Yankees in a three game series (2-1).
“We are thrilled to welcome Travis Fryman back as manager of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers,” stated HWS Baseball Vice President and Scrappers General Manager Jordan Taylor. “Travis has a tremendous reputation of developing players on and off the field and we look forward to him leading the 2015 Scrappers.”
Returning to the Scrappers coaching staff for the 2015 season is Pitching Coach, Greg Hibbard, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Juan Acevado and Athletic Trainer, Jake Legan. New to the staff is Hitting Coach, Larry Day. Day joins the Scrappers out of Ohio University, where he served as an assistant coach in 2014.
Fryman and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers open up the 2015 season at home on Thursday, June 25 at 7:05PM. Ticket packages for the 2015 season are now on sale. For more information, contact the Scrappers Front Office at 330-505-0000 or visit www.mvscrappers.com.