Full Name: José David Flores
Born: January 1, 1971 2019 Opening Day Age: 48
Birthplace/Residence: Born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico and resides in Gurabo, Puerto Rico
MAJOR LEAGUE Service: Entering his second season as a Major League Coach and his first as Third Base Coach with the Orioles.
Enters his first season as the Orioles Third Base Coach after being named to the position for the 2019 season...Marks his 19th season as a coach or manager...Earned his first Major League coaching assignment when he was named First Base Coach of the Philadelphia Phillies for the 2018 season while also serving as the Infield/Baserunning Instructor...Served as the Minor League Infield Coordinator for the Chicago Cubs from 2013-17...Served as a member of the coaching staff for Team Puerto Rico in the 2013 World Baseball Classic...Managed the Puerto Rico National Baseball Team from 2011-12 during the PanAm Games in Mexico and the Baseball World Cup in Panama...Managed the Cidra Bravos of the Puerto Rico Baseball Federation from 2004-11 where the team won four national titles (2005-06 and 2008-09) and was named Manager of the Year in 2005...Spent the 2008 season as manager of the Cleveland Indians Dominican Summer League team...Has served as a Third Base/Infield Coach in the Puerto Rico Professional Winter League since 2000 and has earned four championships: one in 2001 with the Bayamon Vaqueros and three with the Santurce Cangrejeros in 2015, 2016, 2019.
Selected by the Houston Astros in the 1990 First-Year Player Draft...Played his entire professional career (1990-94) as an infielder in Houston's Minor League system...During the 1993 season, finished second in the Florida State League in double plays turned by a shortstop (91)...On 5/15/93, broke Brian Hunter's then-Osceola Astros record by hitting safely in 20 consecutive games.
Flores and his wife, Luz (Lisa), reside in Guarbo, Puerto Rico...The couple has two daughters: Adrianna (Adri) and Allison (Ali).
2000-present Third Base/Infield Coach, Puerto Rico Professional Winter League
2004-11 Manager, Cidra Bravos, Puerto Rico Baseball Federation
2008 Manager, DSL Indians, Dominican Summer League, R (Indians)
2011-12 Manager, Puerto Rico National Baseball Team
2013-17 Minor League Infield Coordinator, Chicago Cubs
2018 First Base Coach, Philadelphia Phillies
2019 Third Base Coach, Baltimore Orioles