The Rockland Boulders of the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseaball today named Jamie Keefe to replace Dave LaPoint as manager.
Keefe earned the league’s Manager-of-the-Year award while with the Pittsfield Colonials in 2011, where he managed the team for its first two seasons.
A native of Rochester, New Hampshire, Keefe, 39, was a third round draft choice of the Pittsburgh Pirates and ascended as high as the AAA level during his nine-year pro playing career, primarily as an infielder. His managerial career includes stints in both the Frontier and CanAm Leagues, where he has amassed more than 400 career victories.
He led Pittsfield to playoff appearances in 2010 and 2011, and was named Manager-of-the-Year by the CanAm League after the 2011 season. He spent this past season as the GM/Field Manager of the Pittsfield Suns in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League.