Pat Scalabrini will be his third season as Capitales manager. He guided Quebec to its third straight Can-Am League Championship last season and fourth in seven years.
Scalabrini, a native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, played professional baseball for nine years. In the 2008-2009 seasons, he was also player-coach of the Capitales. He was originally signed by Quebec in 2001, and he has also played in Winnipeg, St. Paul, and in the Baltimore Orioles organization in Delmarva and Frederick.
Scalabrini, 35, was a career .293 hitter with 74 home runs, 397 RBIs and 750 hits. He was an All-Star third baseman for Quebec in 2002, hitting .325 with seven homers and 45 RBI and was named the Northern League's Eastern Division Rookie of the Year. In 2003, Scalabrini played in the Baseball World Cup for the Canadian National Team. He played third base for the Canadian team going 2-for-17 with a double and a home run.