James Rowson

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James Frank Rowson (born September 12, 1976) is a former Minor League Baseball player and currently serves as the minor league hitting coordinator for the New York Yankees.

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The Seattle Mariners drafted Rowson in the ninth round of the 1994 MLB Draft. He played minor league baseball in the Mariners' and the New York Yankees' minor league systems from 1995 to 1997, and played for the Cook County Cheetahs in the independent Heartland League in 1998.[1]

Rowson served as the Yankees' minor league hitting coordinator for six seasons, joining the Chicago Cubs as their minor league hitting coordinator for the 2012 season. He took over as the hitting coach of the Cubs in June 2012, after Rudy Jaramillo was fired.[1] After the 2013 season, he rejoined the Yankees as their minor league hitting coordinator.[2]

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