The Los Angeles Angels and Salt Lake Bees announced Thursday that Keith Johnson will return for his sixth season as Bees manager. Johnson will be joined on staff by pitching coach Erik Bennett, hitting coach Lou Marson, trainer Brian Reinker and strength and conditioning coach Andrew Chappell.
"This is a talented and dedicated group of coaches and I'm happy to be coming back to Salt Lake to work alongside them," Johnson said. "We look forward to helping our players get better and take the next step in their careers."
In five previous seasons as Bees manager Johnson, the 2013 Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year, has compiled a 336-382 (.467) record, including a division title and trip to the PCL Finals in 2013. Johnson is entering his 26th season in professional baseball which includes a 12-year playing career and 14 seasons as a coach and manager in the Angels organization.