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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Brower will fill Assistant Coach role on staff

SEATTLE, Wash. Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto
and Manager Scott Servais announced today that Jim Brower has been added to the Major League coaching staff as
Assistant Coach.

Brower, 44 (turns 45 on Dec. 29), has spent the past two seasons as the Chicago Cubs minor league pitching
coordinator. Prior to joining the Cubs in 2016, Brower was the pitching coach for Northwest Arkansas, Kansas Citys
Double-A affiliate, from 2013-15. He served in the same role for two seasons (2011-12) with Kane County, the Royals
Single-A affiliate.

Brower compiled a 9-year Major League career, appearing with Cleveland (1999-2000), Cincinnati (2001-02), Montreal
(2002), San Francisco (2003-05), Atlanta (2005), Baltimore (2006), San Diego (2006) and New York-AL (2007). In 354
career appearances, including 28 starts, he went 33-32 with a 4.67 ERA (298 ER, 574.0 IP) with 397 strikeouts and 256
walks. In 2008, Brower made 21 appearances with the Hiroshima Carp in the Japan Central League. From 2009-10, he
pitched in the Venezuelan Winter League, the independent Atlantic League, the independent American Association and
the Italian Baseball League.

The native of Edina, MN, attended the University of Minnesota before being selected by Texas in the 6th round of the 1994
MLB First-Year Player Draft.

The Mariners only current open coaching position is bullpen coach. Heres a look at the 2018 coaching staff, to date:

Bench Coach Manny Acta (1st year as Bench Coach, 3rd year on Seattle staff)
Hitting Coach Edgar Martinez (4th year as Hitting Coach)
Pitching Coach Mel Stottlemyre (3rd year as Pitching Coach)
Third Base Coach Scott Brosius (1st year as Third Base Coach, 2nd year on Seattle staff)
First Base Coach Chris Prieto (1st year as First Base Coach, 5th year on Seattle staff)
Bullpen Coach TBA
Assistant Coach Jim Brower (1st year as Assistant Coach)

In addition, Nasusel Cabrera will remain with the big league staff in a to-be-determined position.

For more information, please contact the Seattle Mariners baseball information department at (206) 346-4000. More
information on Seattles roster is also available online at All Mariners news releases, game notes,
statistics and multimedia files are also available by visiting the Mariners Virtual Press Box at

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