Mike Maddux

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Mike Maddux
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Maddux as the pitching coach for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008
Texas Rangers – No. 31
Pitcher/Pitching Coach
Born: (1961-08-27) August 27, 1961 (age 53)
Dayton, Ohio
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 3, 1986 for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
July 4, 2000 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
Win–Loss record 39–37
Earned run average 4.05
Strikeouts 564
Teams

Michael Ausley Maddux (born August 27, 1961, in Dayton, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher and the pitching coach of the Texas Rangers. He is the older brother of four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux.

Mike Maddux attended the University of Texas at El Paso. He pitched for 15 years in baseball from 1986–2000 for nine different teams. His last MLB appearance was on July 4, 2000. After his retirement as a player, he started his coaching career as the pitching coach for the Round Rock Express, at the time a Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros. He went on to spend 6 seasons as the pitching coach for the Milwaukee Brewers and is now the pitching coach for the Texas Rangers. During the 2011 off season, he was a manager candidate for the Cubs after they fired Mike Quade.

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The journeyman pitcher first played for the Philadelphia Phillies, where in his rookie year, on September 29, he faced and lost a game against his brother Greg of the Chicago Cubs, also a rookie.

Later in his career he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (in two stints), San Diego Padres, New York Mets, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Seattle Mariners, Montreal Expos, and the Houston Astros.

During a 15-year baseball career, Maddux compiled 39 wins, 564 strikeouts, and a 4.05 earned run average.

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