Derek Bryant (baseball)

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Derek Bryant
Outfielder
Born: (1951-10-09) October 9, 1951 (age 63)
Lexington, Kentucky
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1979 for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 19, 1979 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .179
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 13
Teams

Derek Roszell Bryant is a former professional baseball player. He played in 39 games in Major League Baseball for the Oakland Athletics in 1979, primarily as an outfielder. He currently serves as manager of the Naranjeros de Hermosillo in the Mexican League.

Bryant spent his entire career, from 1973 until 1981, in the Athletics organization. During his lone big league season, he batted .179 with three extra base hits in 108 at bats.

Bryant has managed in the Mexican League on and off since 1988, mostly with the Sultanes de Monterrey (1988, 1995–98, 2001–02). In 1999, he managed the High Desert Mavericks in the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system. After his last stint with Monterrey, Bryant has managed the Acereros de Monclova (2003), the Saraperos de Saltillo (2004–07) and the Vaqueros Laguna (2009–10). 2011 is his first season with Tabasco.

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