Maddux as pitching coach for the Milwaukee Brewers
|Pitcher / Pitching Coach|
August 27, 1961 |
|June 3, 1986, for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 4, 2000, for the Houston Astros|
|Earned run average||4.05|
Mike Maddux attended the University of Texas at El Paso. He pitched for 15 years in baseball from 1986–2000 for nine different teams. His last MLB appearance was on July 4, 2000. After his retirement as a player, he started his coaching career as the pitching coach for the Round Rock Express, at the time a Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros. He went on to spend 6 seasons as the pitching coach for the Milwaukee Brewers and was the pitching coach for the Texas Rangers from 2009 to 2015. During the 2011 offseason, he was a manager candidate for the Cubs after they fired Mike Quade. He is currently the pitching coach for the Washington Nationals.
Later in his career he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (in two stints), San Diego Padres, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, Montreal Expos, and the Houston Astros.