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James David Riggleman (born November 9, 1952 in Fort DixNew Jersey) is the current manager of the Cincinnati Reds Triple-A affiliate Louisville Bats. He is a former Major League Baseball manager and coach. Riggleman was an infielder and outfielder in the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals minor league systems from 1974–1981. After his playing career ended, he managed in the Cardinals and San Diego Padres minor league systems until 1992, when he became the Padres’ manager. From 1992–2011 Riggleman managed the Padres, Chicago CubsSeattle Mariners, and Washington Nationals, and also served as a major league coach with the Dodgers, Mariners, and Nationals between his managerial stints. His most recent major league coaching job was as manager of the Nationals, a post he resigned from on June 23, 2011. Subsequently, he was employed as a scout with the San Francisco Giants. He is currently employed as the manager of the Louisville Bats, a Class AAA team affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds, after coaching the inaugural Class AA team with the same organization, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos to a 68-70 record.

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