Tigers announce several staff changes in organization

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Former Los Angeles Angels coach Josh Paul was among those hired by the Tigers on Tuesday (Reed Saxon/AP Photo)

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers have hired former Los Angeles Angels bench coach Josh Paul as a quality control coach.

The Tigers announced over 20 hires, promotions and staff changes Tuesday. Among the most significant are that Lance Parrish will serve as a special assistant to general manager Al Avila, and Kenny Graham has been hired as director of player development. Graham was minor league hitting co-ordinator for the Milwaukee Brewers.

Dave Owen, previously the director of player development, will now be the Tigers’ minor league field co-ordinator.

Brayan Pena will be the manager at Class A West Michigan after managing Class A Connecticut last season.

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