Twins Roster & Staff

Garvin Alston #41

PERSONAL: Garvin James Alston (pronounced ALL-stin)...wife, Natasha...son, Garvin Jr., and daughter, Jayla...Garvin Jr. is a left-handed pitcher at Arizona State University...attended Mercy College and Florida International University...graduated from Mount Vernon (NY) High School...cousin, Dell Alston, played four major league seasons with the Yankees (1977-78), A's (1978) and Indians (1979-80).

COACHING CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2018 marks his 14th season coaching at the professional level and third at major league level...split 2017 between San Diego's organization and Oakland...was Arizona's bullpen coach in 2016 under Manager Chip Hale...spent majority of career in Oakland's organization.

PLAYING CAREER: Made six relief appearances for Colorado in 1996...made major league debut June 6 at Houston...earned lone major league win July 11 vs. Houston, pitching 0.2 scoreless innings...played eight minor league seasons between Colorado (1992-98), Los Angeles-NL (1999-2000) and Kansas City (2000)...pitched with Montreal in the Independent Canadian Baseball League in 2003.

PROFESSIONAL: Selected by Colorado in 10th round of 1992 First-Year Player Draft.