MANAGING/COACHING CAREER: Mike Redmond enters his third season as the Rockies bench coach ... Served as manager for the Miami Marlins for three seasons (2013-2015), posting a record of 155-207 (.428) ... Began his managerial career in 2011 with Low-A Lansing (Toronto Blue Jays affiliate), where he was named the Midwest League Manager of the Year … Redmond was then promoted to High-A Dunedin where he managed for the 2012 season, posting a record of 78-55 (.586) and winning the Florida State League North Division … Dunedin eventually lost in the postseason semifinals.
PLAYING CAREER: Redmond, a catcher, played parts of 13 seasons with Florida (1998-2004), Minnesota (2005-09) and Cleveland (2010) ... Redmond was originally signed by Florida as a non-drafted free agent on Aug. 18, 1992, and made his Major League debut on May 30, 1998 vs. Milwaukee ... During his career, he allowed 382 stolen bases while throwing out 177 base runners (32%) ... Redmond was a member of the Marlins' 2003 World Series Championship team.
PERSONAL: Michael Patrick Redmond … he and his wife Michele have two sons, Ryan Patrick and Michael Andrew … they reside in Spokane, Wash., during the offseason ... Graduated from Gonzaga Preparatory School in 1989 … went on to play baseball at Gonzaga University, where he was named a First Team Pac-10 All-Conference Selection in both 1991 and 1992 ... In 2002, Redmond founded the "Red's Rally Cap" program, which helps give inspiration and strength to patients receiving cancer treatment.