Named assistant hitting coach on 11/30/12...The 2013 season will mark his 19th in the Red Sox organization and will be his 1st year on the major league staff. Spent the last 6 seasons from 2007-12 as BOS's minor league hitting coordinator, a position he also held in 2002... For 3 seasons from 2004-06, was the club's Latin field coordinator...Was a minor league hitting instructor in 2003. Served 6 seasons as a hitting coach in the Red Sox system at High-A Sarasota (1996-98), Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Red Sox (1999, 2001), and Single-A Augusta (2000). Began his coaching career in the BOS organization in 1995 after playing in 31 games with Triple-A Pawtucket.
Signed by BAL in 1977 at the age of 15...Played for parts of 19 pro seasons in the Orioles (1977-84), Padres (1985), Cardinals (1986-87), Twins (1988-91), Phillies (1992-93), Marlins (1994), and Red Sox (1995) organizations. An infielder, appeared in 17 major league games over stints with BAL (1984) and MIN (1989) and hit .429 (12-for-28). In 1,759 minor league games, hit at a .295 clip (1,905-for-6,468) with 102 homers and 774 RBI...Received the Clyde Kluttz Orioles Organization Player of the Year Award in 1981.
Married to Elba...The couple has 2 sons, Victor Jr., an Area Supervisor and Dominican Republic Crosschecker in the Red Sox International Scouting Department, and Miguel, a catcher in the Boston system after being drafted by the club in 2012. Attended Naguabo High School in Puerto Rico.