Rockies Roster & Staff

Michael Redmond #11

MANAGING/COACHING CAREER: Mike Redmond begins his first season as the Rockies bench coach … served as the manager for the Miami Marlins for three seasons (2013-2015) where he posted a record of 155- 207 (.428) … Redmond began his managerial career in 2011 as the manager of Low-A Lansing (Toronto Blue Jays affiliate) where he was named the Midwest League Manager of the Year … subsequently, Redmond was promoted to High-A Dunedin where he managed for the 2012 season … he posted a record of 78-55 (.586), winning the Florida State League North Division but, eventually lost in the postseason semi-finals.

PLAYING CAREER: Redmond, a catcher, played parts of 13 seasons with Florida (1998-2004), Minnesota (2005-09) and Cleveland (2010) … 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 where he went 3-for-3 with a solo home run … in his career, Redmond batted .287 (649-for-2264) with 208 runs, 117 doubles, three triples, 13 home runs, 243 RBI, 145 walks, 255 strikeouts and one stolen base … during his career he allowed 382 stolen bases while throwing out 177 base runners (32%) … in 2003 Redmond was a member of the Marlins World Series Championship team.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Michael Patrick Redmond … he and his wife Michelle, have two sons Ryan Patrick and Michael Anthony … from Spokane, Wash., he graduated from Gonzaga Preparatory School in 1989 … Redmond 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.