White Sox hire Mark Grudzielanek to manage Triple-A Charlotte

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The Charlotte Knights, the Triple-A affiliate of the White Sox, announced on Wednesday that former major league middle infielder Mark Grudzielanek will manage the club in 2017.

Grudzielanek, 46, has spent the last two years with the Diamondbacks. He managed Single-A Kane County in 2015, then moved to the player development staff as the assistant coordinator this past season. He spent parts of 15 seasons in the majors, last playing in 2010 with the Indians.