José Moreno (baseball)
November 1, 1957 |
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|May 24, 1980 for the New York Mets|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 11, 1982 for the California Angels|
|Runs batted in||15|
José de los Santos Mauricio Moreno (born November 1, 1957 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball player. He played all or part of three seasons in the majors between 1980 and 1982, playing for a different team in each season. He currently serves as manager of the High Desert Mavericks.
Although Moreno played in 82 games in his major league career, he played no more than 7 games in the field at any one position, and just 20 games in the field in all. Most of his appearances came as a pinch hitter, with some as a pinch runner as well.
After his playing career, Moreno continued to work in baseball. In 2007, Moreno managed the Seattle Mariners' entry in the Arizona Fall League, who won the league championship that year. In 2008, Moreno was named manager of the Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League. On January 13, 2009, he was named the manager of the Peoria Mariners. After the 2009 season he was named the manager of the Short-Season Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League. He was named the Mavericks' manager for the 2011 season on December 9, 2010.
- Jim Street (2009-01-12). "Mariners announce Minors coaches". MLB.com. Retrieved 2009-01-14.
- "Mariners announce Minor League coaching staff for 2010 season". Major League Baseball. seattle.mariners.mlb.com. December 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-13.
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