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Coaching Career

  • Entering his 4th season as Red Sox Bench Coach after being named to the position on 10/26/12...Signed a 2-year contract extension at the end of the 2015 season taking him through 2017.
  • Is in his 2nd stint in the organization after having served as manager for Triple-A Pawtucket in 2010. In addition to his role as Bench Coach, also coordinates Red Sox Major League Spring Training.
  • Served as interim manager from 8/14/15 through the remainder of the season when John Farrell went on medical leave...Guided the team to a 28-20 (.583) record while at the helm...The Sox' record in that span was T-3rd best in the AL and T-6th in MLB. Served as John Farrell's Bench Coach for the 2014 American League All-Stars on 7/15 at MIN.
  • As manager of the PawSox in 2010, 21 of his players contributed to the ML club.
  • Was First Base Coach on John Farrell's staff in TOR for the 2011-12 seasons, his 1st years on a big league staff.
  • Owns a 661-609 (.520) record in 9 seasons as a minor league manager in the Indians and Red Sox systems... Guided his clubs to 4 postseason appearances and 2 league championships.
  • Managed from 2002-09 in the CLE system, where Farrell was Director of Player Development from 2002-06... Managed Single-A Columbus (2002), High-A Kinston (2003-04), Double-A Akron (2005), Triple-A Buffalo (2006-08), and Triple-A Columbus (2009)...Took Columbus to the South Atlantic League final in his 2002 managerial debut.
  • Named Carolina League Manager of the Year in 2004 after leading his club to the CL Championship. 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. Joined the CLE organization in 2001 as a roving coordinator.

Playing Career

  • Selected by the Tigers in the 5th round of the 1987 June Draft...Played parts of 8 ML seasons with the Tigers (1988-89), Yankees (1991), Angels (1993), Mariners (1994), A's (1996), Indians (1998), and Phillies (1999).
  • Primarily a 2nd baseman, hit .224 (165-for-737) with 15 HR and 60 RBI in 303 big league games. Concluded career with a season in Japan for the Yakult Swallows in 2000.

Personal

  • Full name: Salvatore Anthony Lovullo...Last name is pronounced "luh-VEL-oh."
  • Married to Kristen...The couple has 3 children: Nick, Taylor, and Connor...Nick was selected by the Red Sox in the 34th round of the 2015 June Draft, but elected to return for his senior year at Holy Cross.
  • Graduated from UCLA in 1987...Named to The Sporting News All-America Team as a 2nd baseman that year. Father was a producer on the show Hee-Haw.

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