Mientkiewicz enters his second season as manager at Triple A Toledo, after spending the previous five seasons as a manager in the Minnesota Twins Minor League system.
He previously managed Single A Fort Myers from (2013-14, 17), where he guided the Miracle to back-to-back postseason appearances, including the Florida State League Championship in 2014, defeating Daytona in the series three games to one. He then managed Double A Chattanooga from (2015-16), leading the Lookouts to the Southern League Championship in 2015, defeating Biloxi in the series three games to two.
Mientkiewicz began his coaching career in 2012 in the Dodgers organization as the hitting coach for Rookie-level Ogden.
Originally selected by the Minnesota Twins in the fifth round of the 1995 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of Florida State University, the former first baseman played parts of 12 seasons in the Majors with the Twins
(1998-2004), Red Sox (2004), Mets (2005), Royals (2006), Yankees (2007),
Pirates (2008) and Dodgers (2009).