Everson Joins Albuquerque Staff as AAA Hitting Coach for 2017 Season
The 2017 season will mark Everson's fifth in the Rockies organization and 20th season overall in professional baseball. The 45-year-old has spent the last three seasons with three different Rockies Double-A affiliates, most recently managing the Eastern League's Hartford Yard Goats to a 74-67 record in the club's inaugural season which was spent entirely on the road. Everson also managed the now defunct Double-A New Britain Rock Cats during the 2015 season and served as hitting coach for the Tulsa Drillers in 2014 as well as 2013.
The Wisconsin native also managed in the Florida Marlins' system (2007-09) as well as serving as the High-A Jupiter Hitting Coach (2006). Everson also was a scout for two years with the Baltimore Orioles organization (2003-04). Everson played in the Minor Leagues for seven seasons as a first baseman and catcher in the Expos (1994-95), Pirates (1997) and Red Sox (1998) organizations as well as playing in the independent Frontier League and Northern League.