Reds Roster & Staff

J.R. House #56

COACHING CAREER: James Rodger House is in his first season in the organization...on 11/19/18 he was hired as new manager David Bell's third base and catching coach...House spent the previous 7 seasons in various roles in the player development department of the Diamondbacks, as a hitting coach for Rookie Missoula (2012) and Class A Hillsboro (2013), as a manager for Hillsboro (2014), Class A Visalia (2015-2016) and Class AA Jackson (2017) and in 2018 as minor league field coordinator...was the 2015 California League Manager of the Year at Visalia...his 2014 Hillsboro squad won the Northwest League a minor league manager produced a career winning percentage of .573 (284-212).

PLAYING CAREER: The former catcher was selected by Pittsburgh in the fifth round of the June 1999 free agent draft...played parts of 5 seasons in the Major Leagues for the Pirates, Astros and Orioles.

PERSONAL: Attended Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach, 2005 played quarterback for West Virginia University...wife's name is Valerie...they have 2 children, daughter Rilynn and son Camden.