Gregory James Cadaret (born February 27, 1962) is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1987 to 1998 for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit Tigers, Anaheim Angels, and Texas Rangers.

Greg Cadaret
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Pitcher
Born: (1962-02-27) February 27, 1962 (age 57)
Detroit, Michigan
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
July 5, 1987, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1998, for the Texas Rangers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record38–32
Earned run average3.99
Strikeouts539
Teams

CareerEdit

Cadaret played college ball at Grand Valley State, and was the first-ever player to be drafted from that school.

He started his career in the minor league with the Medford A's and helped them win the 1983 Northwest League Championship in his rookie season. Cadaret appeared in the 1988 World Series as a member of the Oakland Athletics.

In 451 games, Cadaret tallied a 38–32 record, with 14 saves, 539 strikeouts and a 3.99 ERA.

Greg established the "Greg Cadaret Baseball Endowment" at Grand Valley State University in 1992 to support the varsity baseball team.[1]

Post-playing careerEdit

After Cadaret's playing career ended, he began coaching and managing. He coached baseball at Simpson University and spent one year as manager of the Redding Colt .45s of the Horizon Air Summer Series in Redding, California. He was named manager of the Golden Baseball League's Chico Outlaws on December 4, 2008. He currently resides at his ranch in Shingletown, California.[2]

On July 24, 2009, Cadaret was fired by the Outlaws after going 20–25 in the 2009 season. He was replaced by hitting coach Kory DeHaan.

On March 21, 2011, Comcast SportsNet California announced that they had hired Cadaret as a studio analyst for the Oakland A's 2011 season.[3]

He was hired as pitching coach of the independent Traverse City Beach Bums minor-league team on March 10, 2014.

He was the head coach at Simpson University from April, 2014 through January, 2018.

Personal lifeEdit

Greg graduated from Central Montcalm High School (Stanton, Michigan) in 1980. He also graduated from Grand Valley State University.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics Scholarship, Endowment & Program Funds" (PDF). gvsu.edu. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 14, 2014. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
  2. ^ "Managers and Coaches". Chico Outlaws. Archived from the original on July 9, 2009.
  3. ^ "Fernando Vina Greg Cadaret join Comcast". March 21, 2011. Archived from the original on July 24, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2014.

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