Romero returning to manage ValleyCats
Ed Romero, who guided the Tri-City ValleyCats to the New York-Penn League title last year, will return to manage the club this season, the Houston Astros announced Wednesday.
The 'Cats finished 44-32 in the regular season. In the playoffs, they beat Aberdeen in the semifinals, and State College in the championship series.
Russ Steinhorn returns as hitting coach, and Chris Holt will be the new pitching coach.
The 'Cats open the season June 13 when they host the Connecticut Tigers.