Photo Feature: Jamie Dismuke In Braves Spring Training Camp

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Jamie Dismuke, longtime Chattanooga Lookouts' hitting coach, is with the Atlanta Braves Triple-A Gwinett Braves in the same capacity. Dismuke finished the 2008 season as interim manager of the Lookouts following the resignation of manager Mike Goff.

Dismuke, pictured here at Sunday's game, has left the big league club with the opening of the Minor League camps.

After being selected to manage the Class-A Dayton team, Dismuke left the Cincinnati organization to join the Braves. Former Lookouts manager Phillip Wellman is also with the Atlanta organization, serving as manager of the Double-A Mississippi Braves.

Beginning this season, the Lookouts are affiliated with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Reds Double-A affiliates are the Carolina Mudcats.


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