Frank Menechino

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Frank Menechino
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Miami Marlins – No. 4
Second baseman/ Coach
Born: (1971-01-07) January 7, 1971 (age 43)
Staten Island, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 6, 1999 for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 2005 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Career statistics
Batting average .240
Home runs 36
Runs batted in 149
Teams

Frank Menechino (born January 7, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball infielder, who played in the majors from 1999-2005. He played baseball at Susan E. Wagner High School in New York. He played college baseball at Gulf Coast Community College in Panama City, Florida, before transferring to the University of Alabama. He played for the Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays of the American League. He played second base, shortstop, third base, designated hitter, and also made two pitching appearances.

In early 2006, Menechino signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds, but did not make the Major League team out of spring training. On August 17, 2006, Menechino signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and was sent to the Triple-A Columbus Clippers where he was a utility man. On February 10, 2007, Menechino signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies released him June 1, 2007, followed by his contract being picked up by the San Diego Padres and being assigned to the Triple-A Portland Beavers on June 9, 2007. He became a free agent at the end of the season.

He played in Italy for Danesi Nettuno for two months in 2008, before retiring after hurting his back.

On December 22, 2008, it was announced that Menechino would be the new hitting coach for the New York Yankees' Double-A affiliate, the Trenton Thunder.1 Menechino will coach for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees in 2011.2



Menechino was hired by the Miami Marlins as their hitting coach on October 11, 2013.3

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