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Pat Roessler

Patrick Alan Roessler (born December 27, 1959) is an American professional baseball coach. He is the former hitting coach for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.

Pat Roessler
Pat Roessler on April 9, 2017.jpg
Roessler with the Mets in 2017
Hitting coach
Born: (1959-12-27) December 27, 1959 (age 58)
Phoenix, Arizona
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Teams
As Coach

BiographyEdit

Roessler attended the University of Arizona, and played college baseball for the Arizona Wildcats baseball team. Roessler was a member of the 1980 College World Series champions. He served as the team's captain during his senior year, in 1982.[1][2]

Roessler served as the hitting coach for the Montreal Expos in 2000 and 2001.[3] He joined the New York Yankees as their director of player development in 2005, and served in the role until 2014. The Mets hired Pat Roessler as their assistant hitting coach, succeeding Luis Natera, after the 2014 season.[4][5] Following the 2017 season and the hiring of manager Mickey Callaway, Roessler was promoted to hitting coach.[6] The Mets and Roessler parted ways as of November 5th, 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://tucson.com/sports/baseball/professional/mlb/alley-cats-recall-spirit-of-arizona-s-title-team/article_e3849f5e-0baf-529d-846b-89e802f3f3c3.html
  2. ^ http://tucson.com/roessler-with-mets/article_738ce602-7d90-11e4-9440-9798c6292cff.html
  3. ^ "TRANSACTIONS". nytimes.com. October 7, 2001. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  4. ^ "Former Yankees' minor league director Pat Roessler to join Mets coaching staff". NJ.com. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  5. ^ "Roessler joins Mets as assistant hitting coach". New York Mets. Retrieved December 5, 2014.
  6. ^ Wagner, James (November 1, 2017). "Mets Promote Pat Roessler to Hitting Coach". The New York Times. Retrieved December 11, 2017.

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Preceded by
Luis Natera
New York Mets assistant hitting coach
2015–2017
Succeeded by
Tom Slater
Preceded by
Kevin Long
New York Mets hitting coach
2018
Succeeded by
Chili Davis