The Dodgers officially named Dave Roberts as their new manager Monday.
Roberts, 43, will be formally introduced at a news conference on Dec. 1 at Dodger Stadium.
Roberts was an outfielder for the Dodgers for 2½ seasons, starting in 2002.
“It’s hard for me to put into words what it means to be named manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers,” Roberts said in a news release. “This is truly the opportunity of a lifetime.