The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) announced on Wednesday evening that Gilberto Gerali is becoming the new manager of the Italian National Team. The longtime bench coach is succeeding Marco Mazzieri. Gerali, who has been managing Parmaclima in the Italian Baseball League, will be supported on the coaching staff by pitching coach Bill Holmberg, hitting coach Claudio Liverziani and assistant coaches Alberto D’Auria and Augosto Medina. Mazzieri coached Italy from the 2007 Baseball World Cup to the end of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. In 2010 and 2012 he led Italy to back to back European Championships.
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