Astros Tab Valley Native Mills as New Manager

October 27, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Brad Mills, a resident of Exeter, who spent the past six years working under former college roommate and teammate Terry Francona as the bench coach for the Boston Red Sox, has been named the new manager of the Houston Astros.Mills was a standout at both Exeter High and College of the Sequoias before managing 11 seasons in the Minor Leagues with the Chicago Cubs (1987-92), Colorado Rockies (1993-96) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2002), moving into managing immediately upon the completion of his playing career. He's coached 11 years at the Major League level, including the past six as Boston's bench coach.



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