Robert Peter Geren is a former Major League Baseball catcher and manager. During a 5-year playing career, he played for the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres. He managed the Oakland Athletics from 2007 through 2011. Geren is currently the bench coach for the New York Mets.
We wanted to break him in like any other player. To get him ready defensively is very important. There are a lot of different throws, angles and distances. The good news is he's swinging the bat and running.