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Mike Redmond | Catcher

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (44) / 5/5/1971
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Gonzaga
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Marlins general manager Dan Jennings will transition from the front office to the dugout to replace recently-fired skipper Mike Redmond.
Redmond was let go on Sunday afternoon, just minutes after the Braves finished off a three-game sweep of the Marlins in Miami. Bench coach Rob Leary also got canned, and advance scout Mike Goff is going to move from the front office to the dugout with Jennings to fill that spot. It's all very odd, but we've come to expect odd things from Jeffrey Loria's teams. Jennings has zero managerial experience at the professional level. He did coach baseball at Davidson High School in Mobile, Alabama back in the '80s. Mike Hill and Mike Berger will now run the Marlins' front office. May 18 - 8:56 AM

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Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports that third base coach Brett Butler is not expected to be the Marlins next manager.

Butler has been the most popular name in rumblings on Sunday, should the Marlins elect to remain internal when choosing the successor to Mike Redmond who was relieved of his duties on Sunday. They will make a formal announcement of their new hire at Monday's press conference.
May 17 - 7:34 PM

The Marlins announced Sunday that they have fired manager Mike Redmond.

Bench coach Rob Leary was also let go. There were rumors late last month that Redmond's job might be in jeopardy, but owner Jeffrey Loria gave the skipper a vote of confidence a week later. He obviously changed his mind, though, canning Redmond just minutes after they were nearly no-hit by the Braves' Shelby Miller. Redmond went 155-207 in three seasons with the Marlins, which includes a 16-22 mark in 2015. The Marlins will announce Redmond's replacement on Monday.
May 17 - 3:44 PM

Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria gave his first public endorsement of manager Mike Redmond on Sunday.

Rumors swirled early last week that Redmond was already on the hot seat, but the Marlins swept the Nationals over the weekend and have rattled off five straight victories. Funny how things change. "He's the manager. Period," Loria told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. "All teams go through bad moments. Ours came early."
Source: CBS Sports
Apr 27 - 10:03 AM

According to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald, Marlins manager Mike Redmond is already on the hot seat.

We're only two weeks into the 2015 season, but the Marlins carried lofty expectations after an active winter and their record right now is 3-10. Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has a history of aggressive and sometimes head-scratching managerial changes. According to Spencer's report, one possible candidate to take over for Redmond is Wally Backman, the current manager for the Mets' Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas.
Source: Miami Herald
Apr 20 - 8:32 AM

The Marlins announced Sunday that they've signed manager Mike Redmond to a contract extension through the 2017 season.

It's a well-deserved extension, as little was expected from the Marlins this season but they stayed competitive even after losing Jose Fernandez early on to Tommy John surgery. The Fish entered play Sunday 139-184 in Redmond's two years as manager.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 02:28:00 PM

Marlins hired Frank Menechino as hitting coach.

The Marlins have also added former major league outfielder Brett Butler as a third base coach and outfield coach. Menechino, who played seven seasons in the majors, has been a coach in the Yankees' minor league system.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 07:21:00 PM

Marlins fired team president Larry Beinfest.

It's no surprise, as owner Jeffrey Loria is making more of the baseball decisions these days and a recent report from Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports indicated that a front office shakeup was likely coming. Beinfest has worked with the club since 2002.
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 04:15:00 PM

Mike Redmond officially announced his retirement Monday.

"I pretty much knew going into the season that this was going to be it," Redmond told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. "When I left Minnesota, I wanted to play one more year and see. But it's OK. I fulfilled every goal I had as a player." He will finish up with a .287/.342/.358 career batting line.
Mon, Oct 4, 2010 03:12:00 PM

Indians released catcher Mike Redmond.

Redmond was designated for assignment a week ago. We'll find out soon whether some team wants the 39-year-old as a backup down the stretch. The Red Sox would seem to be the one contender out there in the market for a veteran backup.
Fri, Jul 16, 2010 05:18:00 PM

Indians designated C Mike Redmond for assignment.

Redmond had made only two starts since Carlos Santana was recalled nearly a month ago. The veteran is hitting just .206 in 63 at-bats this season. He will be replaced on the roster by Chris Gimenez.
Sat, Jul 10, 2010 03:40:00 PM

Mike Redmond was back in the starting lineup against the Royals on Wednesday.

Redmond hadn't played since May 5 due to right hip tightness.
Thu, May 13, 2010 02:40:00 AM

Mike Redmond left Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays in the seventh inning due to right hip tightness.

He was replaced by Lou Marson. There's no update on Redmond's status, but he can safely be considered day-to-day.
Wed, May 5, 2010 02:47:00 PM

Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com reports that the Indians have agreed to terms on a contract with catcher Mike Redmond.

The financial terms are not yet available though it's doubtful the deal is worth more than $1 million. Redmond, 38, hit .237/.299/.289 in 135 at-bats last season. He will serve as Lou Marson's backup in 2010.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Fri, Jan 15, 2010 10:32:00 AM

According to Kelsie Smith of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Twins GM Bill Smith confirmed Friday that Mike Redmond will not return to the club next season.

The 38-year-old Redmond hit .237/.299/.289 in 135 at-bats this season, down from the .287/.321/.333 batting line he posted in 2008. He is a free agent and will have to seek employment as a backup elsewhere. Jose Morales and Drew Butera will fight it out for the Twins' backup job.
Fri, Dec 4, 2009 01:44:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1J.T. Realmuto
2Jeff Mathis
1B1Michael Morse
2Jeff Baker
3Justin Bour
2B1Dee Gordon
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Donovan Solano
3B1Martin Prado
2Derek Dietrich
LF1Christian Yelich
2Ichiro Suzuki
CF1Marcell Ozuna
2Don Kelly
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Mat Latos
2Henderson Alvarez
3Dan Haren
4David Phelps
5Tom Koehler
6Jose Urena
7Brad Hand
8Jose Fernandez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1A.J. Ramos
2Bryan Morris
3Mike Dunn
4Sam Dyson
5Carter Capps
6Jarred Cosart
7Steve Cishek
8Aaron Crow