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Atlanta Braves Manager
By Atlanta Braves Writer
Fredi Gonzalez is the current manager of the Atlanta Braves. He takes over for future Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox, who managed the team from 1990 to 2010. Gonzalez is from Havana, Cuba but grew up in Miami, Florida. Although never making the professional ranks as a major league player, Fredi Gonzalez has been in the coaching business for a number of years. He helped with the Florida Marlins and Atlanta Braves minor league clubs.
On October 23, 2006, he was named the Florida Marlins manager. González led the Marlins to winning seasons in 2008 and 2009, despite working with the lowest payroll in the Major Leagues. The Marlins decided to replace González with Edwin Rodriguez as the interim manager on June 23, 2010. On October 13, 2010, the Atlanta Braves named Fredi Gonzalez to new Atlanta Braves mananger.