Jody Reed, Field Coordinator, New York Yankees


Jody Reed is the Field Coordinator for the New York Yankees.  Prior to returning to the Yankees for the 2014 season, Jody was the Infield Coordinator for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 2012-2013.  He served as the Minor League Defensive Coordinator for the New York Yankees organization from 2009-2010.

He was drafted in the 8th round of the 1984 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox and played in the Major Leagues from 1987 to 1997. Reed made his Major League debut for the Red Sox in 1987. In 1988, he became the Red Sox starting shortstop. He switched to second base during the 1989 season and played with the Red Sox through 1992. In 1990 he led the American League with 45 doubles and finished 10th in the AL with 173 hits. He also totaled more than 40 doubles in 1989 and 1991. In 715 total games with the Red Sox, he hit .280 with 17 homers and 227 RBI. He also hit .250 in the 1988 American League Championship Series and  played in the 1990 American League Championship Series.

Jody played in over 1,200 major league games and was a career .270 hitter and drove in 392 runs. He was with the Boston Red Sox from ‘87 to ‘92 before stints with Los Angeles (‘93), Milwaukee (‘94), San Diego (‘95-96) and Detroit (‘97).

Reed was Manager of the Year in the Arizona League in 2011 with the Dodgers and in the Gulf Coast League in 2007, while with the New York Yankees organization