An expected announcement Friday naming the 2019 manager of the Burlington Royals baseball team never came.
The local affiliate of the Kansas City Royals anticipated the parent organization releasing the staff assignments for throughout organization’s minor leagues. That has been delayed without explanation.
Meanwhile, the Danville Braves became the first Appalachian League team to have a manager revealed for 2019.
Former Danville player Anthony Nunez will be the team’s manager, the parent Atlanta Braves announced this week. Nunez played for Danville in 2013 and was a coach with the team in 2016. In 2018, Nunez was a coach with the Rome Braves of the Class A South Atlantic League.