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Skinner, Thigpen join White Sox minor league staffs

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Joel Skinner was named manager of the White Sox' AAA affiliate in Charlotte on Monday. Skinner, a former Sox catcher who spent last season as Oakland's bench coach, also spent nine seasons as the Cleveland Indians' third base coach (2001-05, '07-09) with stints as interim manager and bench coach

The Sox also named Brandon Moore hitting coach at Class AA Birmingham, Tim Laker as minor league hitting instructor, Andy Tomberlin as hitting coach at Charlotte and former Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen pitching coach at Birmingham.

Moore spent the last seven seasons in Pittsburgh's farm system as hitting coach at various levels. He was hitting coach at Advanced Rookie Bristol (2001-02) and Class A Kannapolis (2003-04) in his first tour of duty with the Sox.

Laker replaces Jeff Manto as the organization's minor-league hitting instructor. Manto was named Sox hitting coach at the major league level earlier this month.

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