New manager Kruzel leads 2017 coaching staff

The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the 2017 coaching staff for the defending New York-Penn League champion State College Spikes. Joe Kruzel, who led the Single-A Peoria Chiefs for the past three years, will take over as the ninth manager in Spikes history. Kruzel joins a trio of returnees in hitting coach Roger LaFrancois, pitching coach Darwin Marrero and athletic trainer Chris Whitman on the bench in 2017. Jordan Brown also joins the staff as the new strength and conditioning coach.

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