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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Lovullo is in his first season as manager of the D-backs and 31st in professional baseball (17th as a manager or a coach). Named the club's eighth manager on Nov. 4, 2016. 

Went 28-20 as the Red Sox' interim manager over the final 48 games in 2015 while John Farrell was on medical leave. Served as Farrell's bench coach for the 2014 AL All-Star team in Minnesota. Owned a 661-609 (.520) record in nine seasons as a Minor League manager in the Indians (2002-09) and Red Sox' (2010) systems…guided his clubs to four postseason appearances and two league championships.

Is a 1987 graduate of UCLA, where he was inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999.

COACHING CAREER

Spent four seasons (2013-16) in the Red Sox's organization as the bench coach under John Farrell. Acted as Boston's interim manager for 48 games from Aug. 14, 2015-end of the season while Farrell was on medical leave. Guided the Red Sox to a 28-20 record in that time.

Served as Farrell's Bench Coach for the 2014 AL All-Star team in Minnesota. In addition to his role as bench coach, also coordinated Red Sox Major League Spring Training. Was the first base coach on Farrell's staff with the Blue Jays for the 2011-12 seasons, his first on a Major League staff.

MINOR LEAGUE MANAGING CAREER

Owns a 661-609 (.520) record in nine seasons as a Minor League manager in the Indians (2002-09) and Red Sox's (2010) systems. Guided his clubs to four postseason appearances and two league championships.

Managed Single-A Columbus (2002), High-A Kinston (2003-04), Double-A Akron (2005), Triple-A Buffalo (2006-08), Triple-A Columbus (2009) and Triple-A Pawtucket (2010).

As manager of Pawtucket in 2010, 21 of his players contributed to the Red Sox's Major League club.

Earned both Baseball America Double-A Manager of the Year and Eastern League Manager of the Year honors after leading Akron to the EL Championship in 2005.

Named Carolina League Manager of the Year in 2004 after leading his club to the CL Championship.

Took Columbus to the South Atlantic League finals in his 2002 managerial debut.

PLAYING CAREER

Played in 303 games over parts of eight Major League seasons with the Tigers (1988-89), Yankees (1991), Angels (1993), Mariners (1994), A's (1996), Indians (1998) and Phillies (1999), hitting .224 with 35 doubles, 15 homers and 60 RBI. Appeared at all four infield positions along with left and right field.

Concluded career with a season in Japan for the Yakult Swallows in 2000.

Selected by Detroit in the fifth round of the 1987 draft

PERSONAL

Salvatore Anthony Lovullo (luh-VEL-oh). Married to Kristen…has three children: Nick, Taylor and Connor… Nick was selected by the Red Sox in the 34th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft, but elected to return for his senior year at Holy Cross.

Is a 1987 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles…left as the Bruins' career leader in at-bats (856), hits (266), runs (211), home runs (51), RBI (188) and walks (180). He was named Pac-10 Player of the Year twice (1986-87), the first player in conference history to win the honors in consecutive years, as well as being UCLA baseball's first consensus All-America selection as a senior. He was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999. 

Graduated in 1983 from Montclair College Preparatory in Van Nuys, Calif.

His father, Sam, was a producer on the show Hee-Haw.

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