Randy Knorr

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Randy Knorr
Randy Knorr 2012.jpeg
Knorr as the bench coach of the Nationals in 2012
Washington Nationals
Catcher / Coach
Born: (1968-11-12) November 12, 1968 (age 48)
San Gabriel, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 5, 1991, for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
September 9, 2001, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Batting average .226
Home runs 24
Runs batted in 88
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Randy Duane Knorr (born November 12, 1968 in San Gabriel, California) is an American professional baseball player, coach, and manager. He was the manager for the Syracuse Chiefs of the International League in 2011, and is a former catcher in Major League Baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays (1991–95), Houston Astros (1996–97 and 1999), Florida Marlins (1998), Texas Rangers (2000) and Montreal Expos (2001).

He was on the Blue Jays during their 1991 American League Eastern Division and 1992 and 1993 World Series wins. He also helped the Astros win the 1997 and 1999 National League Central Division.

In 11 seasons he played in 253 Games and had 676 At Bats, 82 Runs, 153 Hits, 27 Doubles, 3 Triples, 24 Home Runs, 88 RBI, 47 Walks, .226 Batting Average, .278 On-base percentage, .382 Slugging Percentage, 258 Total Bases, 8 Sacrifice Hits, 4 Sacrifice Flies and 3 Intentional Walks. Just before he retired, he played for the Edmonton Trappers. In July 2004, Knorr became a citizen of Canada.

In 2008, he was the manager of the Potomac Nationals, who he guided to the 2008 Carolina League Mills Cup championship on Sept. 12, 2008. He served as the bullpen coach for the Washington Nationals for the last half of the 2006 season and was hired to be the bullpen coach for a second time in 2009. He was promoted to bench coach in 2012, and served in that capacity for 4 years. He was told that his contract would not be renewed after the 2015 season.[1]

On October 12, 2015, Nationals GM Mike Rizzo (baseball) announced that Knorr would return to the Nationals organization as Senior Advisor to the General Manager specializing in Player Development.

During the Australian summer of 1989-90 Randy Knorr played ball for the Melbourne Monarchs and the Williamstown Wolves.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bob Henley
Potomac Nationals Manager
2006
Succeeded by
Edgar Caceres
Preceded by
John Wetteland
Washington Nationals Bullpen Coach
2006
Succeeded by
Ricardo Aponte
Preceded by
Edgar Caceres
Potomac Nationals Manager
2007-2008
Succeeded by
Trent Jewett
Preceded by
Ricardo Aponte
Washington Nationals Bullpen Coach
2009
Succeeded by
Jim Lett
Preceded by
John Stearns
Harrisburg Senators Manager
2010-2010
Succeeded by
Tony Beasley
Preceded by
Trent Jewett
Syracuse Chiefs Manager
2011
Succeeded by
Tony Beasley
Preceded by
Pat Corrales
Washington Nationals Bench Coach
2012–2015
Succeeded by
Chris Speier