Curt Young

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Curt Young
Curt Young 4-29-12.jpg
Curt Young with the Oakland Athletics, 2012
Oakland Athletics – No. 41
Pitcher/Pitching coach
Born: (1960-04-16) April 16, 1960 (age 54)
Saginaw, Michigan
Batted: Right Threw: Left
MLB debut
June 24, 1983 for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
July 5, 1993 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Win–loss record 69-53
Earned run average 4.30
Strikeouts 536
Teams

As Player

As Coach

Curtis Allen Young (born April 16, 1960 in Saginaw, Michigan) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of eleven seasons in Major League Baseball, and currently serves as pitching coach for the Oakland Athletics.

Playing career[edit]

Young was drafted by the Athletics in the fourth round of the 1981 draft. He joined the big league club in 1983 and played with the A's through the 1991 season, starting opening night for them in 1987. In 1992 he played for both the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees before rejoining Oakland in 1993.

Young pitched a pair of one-hitters in his career - October 5, 1986, vs. the Royals and June 9, 1987, against the White Sox - and played in the 1988 and 1990 World Series.

Coaching career[edit]

Prior to his appointment as A's pitching coach in 2004, Young spent four seasons in the same capacity within the Oakland minor-league system. Young left the A's after the 2010 season, following an offer of a one-year contract.[1] On November 2, 2010, the Boston Red Sox announced he was hired to fill the team's vacant pitching coach position.[2] In October 2011, following the Red Sox' September collapse, The Red Sox granted permission for Young and the other coaches to seek other opportunities.[citation needed] On October 21, Young was re-hired by the Oakland Athletics as their pitching coach after only one year in Boston.[1] On April 25, 2013, Young was ejected for this first time in his MLB career for arguing a check swing call made by umpire Jim Reynolds.[3]

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Preceded by
Rick Peterson
Ron Romanick
Oakland Athletics pitching coach
2004-2010
2012
Succeeded by
Ron Romanick
Incumbent
Preceded by
John Farrell
Boston Red Sox pitching coach
2011
Succeeded by
Bob McClure