Brian Sweeney

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Brian Sweeney
Born: (1974-06-13) June 13, 1974 (age 42)
Yonkers, New York
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 16, 2003, for the Seattle Mariners
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2010, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB statistics
Win–Loss 4–2
Earned run average 3.38
Strikeouts 54

Brian Edward Sweeney (born June 13, 1974 in Yonkers, New York) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres and in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters.

Sweeney graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains in 1992. After making his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2003, Sweeney moved to San Diego in 2004 and then signed with Japan's Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters.

He signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners and has reported to Tacoma Rainiers on Thursday April 15, 2010.

On June 15, 2010, he was called up to replace Ian Snell, who was designated for assignment.[1]

On November 3, 2010, Sweeney was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Sweeney signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets on May 5, 2011.[2] On January 27, 2012, he signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners.

The Philadelphia Phillies named Brian Sweeney as pitching coach for their rookie league Gulf Coast League Phillies for the 2015 season. Since 2016, he is the pitching coach for their rookie league Lakewood BlueClaws[3].


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