Brad Arnsberg

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Brad Arnsberg
Born: (1963-08-20) August 20, 1963 (age 52)
Seattle, Washington
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 6, 1986, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
April 23, 1992, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Win-loss record 9-6
Earned run average 4.26
Strikeouts 100

Bradley James Arnsberg (born August 20, 1963) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He has also held the role of pitching coach for the other teams including the Florida Marlins, Toronto Blue Jays, and Houston Astros. Now with the Arizona Diamondbacks, he currently resides in Cave Creek, Arizona with his wife Shelley Lee Arnsberg. He has two children, Kyle Preston Arnsberg and Kaden James Arnsberg. Kyle graduated with his bachelor's and master's degree from Louisiana Tech University, and is currently the New York Yankees bullpen catcher. Kaden is attending Northern Arizona University located in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Playing career[edit]

Arnsberg graduated from high school in Medford, Oregon,[1][2] and was drafted in the first round of the 1983 draft (9th overall) out of Merced College. During his playing career, he played with the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and the Cleveland Indians. He made his debut on September 6, 1986, at the age of 23. While pitching for the Rangers, he earned the save for Nolan Ryan's 300th career win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee on July 31, 1990 (when the Brewers played in the American League). He played the last game of his Major League career on April 23, 1992, and spent the next two seasons on various minor league teams before retiring.

Coaching career[edit]

Arnsberg served as a coach for the Florida Marlins as they won the 2003 World Series. After spending time in Toronto as a pitching coach, he was hired by the Houston Astros to serve as their pitching coach for the 2010 season.[3] He was fired on June 14, 2011.[4] In 2013 Arnsberg was hired by the Arizona Diamondbacks as a Major/Minor league rehab coordinator.


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