|Pitcher / Pitching Coach|
January 31, 1950 |
Los Angeles, California
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 18, 1973 for the New York Mets|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 18, 1977 for the New York Mets|
|Earned run average||2.84|
Robert John Apodaca, otherwise known as Bob Apodaca (//; born January 31, 1950, in Los Angeles, California) is the pitching coach for the Colorado Rockies. On June 26, 2012, he asked to be reassigned & he was named Special Asst to GM Dan O'Dowd. He was replaced by Jim Wright & Bo McLaughlin who served as co-pitching coaches.
Apodaca played for the Mets as a relief pitcher in the 1970s, leading the Mets in saves with 13 in 1975. He also served as their pitching coach from 1996 to 1999. He was the pitching coach for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2000-2001. He was hired by the Rockies as their pitching coach on October 31, 2002.
- Journal Sentinal, "A daily Milwaukee Brewers postcard from Drew Olson of the Journal Sentinel staff" (March 13, 2000); ""I've run into a few people with that name," said the Brewers' Apodaca, a Los Angeles native who is of Mexican descent."
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Ultimate Mets Database Bob Apodaca
|New York Mets Pitching Coach
1996 - 1999
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