Bryan Price

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Bryan Price
Bryan Price 2011.jpg
Price as the Reds' pitching coach, 2011
Cincinnati Reds – No. 38
Coach / Manager
Born: (1962-06-22) June 22, 1962 (age 51)
San Francisco, California
Bats: LeftThrows: Left
Career statistics
(through April 22, 2014)
Games managed22
Win–loss record11-11
Winning %.500
Teams

As coach

As manager

 
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Bryan Price
Bryan Price 2011.jpg
Price as the Reds' pitching coach, 2011
Cincinnati Reds – No. 38
Coach / Manager
Born: (1962-06-22) June 22, 1962 (age 51)
San Francisco, California
Bats: LeftThrows: Left
Career statistics
(through April 22, 2014)
Games managed22
Win–loss record11-11
Winning %.500
Teams

As coach

As manager

Bryan Roberts Price (born June 22, 1962) is the manager of the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. After pitching in the minor leagues, Price has served as the pitching coach for the Seattle Mariners, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Cincinnati Reds before being named manager of the Reds. The Reds named Price the 61st manager in club history on October 22, 2013, replacing the fired Dusty Baker.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Price attended Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, California, and the University of California, Berkeley, where he played college baseball for the California Golden Bears baseball team. He pitched professionally in the California Angels and Seattle Mariners organization for five seasons. He began his career with the Angels in 1984, making it as far as the Class AA Midland Angels. After his release in 1986, he took 1987 off and signed with the Mariners. He split two seasons between AA and the AAA Calgary Cannons. In his career, he compiled a record of 31–19 with a 3.74 ERA in 90 games, 75 for starts.

Coaching career[edit]

Seattle Mariners[edit]

Price was the Seattle Mariners pitching coach from 2001–2006. Price earned USA Today Baseball Weekly 's Pitching Coach of the Year Award in 2001 after leading that staff to the American League ERA title with a 3.54 mark, an improvement of almost one run per game from the previous season.[2]

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

Price was the Arizona Diamondbacks pitching coach until May 7, 2009, when he resigned after manager Bob Melvin was replaced by A. J. Hinch. Price was named Major League Coach of the Year by Baseball America in 2007 after his Diamondbacks staff posted a 4.13 ERA, fourth best in the National League, on the way to the National League Championship Series.[3] He also worked for the Philadelphia Phillies as a minor league consultant.[citation needed]

Cincinnati Reds[edit]

On October 17, 2009, Price was hired as the pitching coach of the Cincinnati Reds.[4][5]

Managerial career[edit]

Price was hired as manager of the Cincinnati Reds on October 21, 2013, replacing Dusty Baker, and was publicly announced at a news conference on October 22. The deal is reportedly a three year contract. [6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article/cin/reds-name-bryan-price-manager?ymd=20131021&content_id=63221714&vkey=news_cin
  2. ^ "Reds tap Price to fill staff vacancy". Mlb.mlb.com. May 24, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ Price excited to join Reds
  4. ^ "Reds hire Price as pitching coach". Sports.espn.go.com. October 17, 2009. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Reds name new pitching coach". News.cincinnati.com. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  6. ^ Dyce, Mike. "Bryan Price to be named Cincinnati Reds manager". Fansided.com. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Reds to name Bryan Price new manager". October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 

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