Mike Brumley (infielder)
Anthony Michael Brumley (born April 9, 1963) is a former utility player in Major League Baseball, who played primarily as a shortstop and was the assistant hitting coach for the Chicago Cubs in 2014. He played from 1987 through 1995 for the Cubs (1987), Detroit Tigers (1989), Seattle Mariners (1990), Boston Red Sox (1991–1992), Houston Astros (1993, 1995) and Oakland Athletics (1994). Brumley was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He is the son of catcher Mike Brumley.
Brumley pitching batting practice, 2012
|Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions – No. 96|
|Shortstop / Assistant hitting coach|
|Born: April 9, 1963|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|June 16, 1987, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 1995, for the Houston Astros|
|Runs batted in||38|
Brumley played for six different teams in a span of eight seasons. A late-inning defensive specialist, he was able to play all positions except pitcher and catcher. His most productive season came in 1989 with the Detroit Tigers, when he posted career-highs in games played (92), at bats (212), runs (33), hits (42), doubles (5), runs batted in (RBIs) (11) and stolen bases (4). Brumley was a .206 hitter with three home runs and 38 RBIs in 295 games.
After his playing career ended, he was the manager of the Salt Lake Stingers from 2002–2004, compiling a 202–229 record. From 2005–2007 he was the minor league field coordinator for the Texas Rangers. He was the manager of the Ogden Raptors for the 2008 season.
During 2009, Brumley worked in the Los Angeles Dodgers system, overseeing all aspects of instruction in the Dodgers minor league system.
On October 31, 2009, the Seattle Mariners announced that Brumley will serve as the team's third-base coach in 2010, replacing Bruce Hines. Brumley later moved to the first-base coach's box for Seattle. He joined the coaching staff of new Cubs manager Rick Renteria for 2014 as assistant hitting coach, but was dismissed from his position at the end of that season.