Dan Warthen

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Daniel Dean Warthen

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After his playing career ended, pitcher Dan Warthen went on to be pitching coach with the Seattle Mariners (1992), San Diego Padres (1996 and 1997), Detroit Tigers (1999-2002) and bullpen coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers (2006-2007).

Warthen was a player/coach with the Buffalo Bisons in 1981. He was the pitching coach for the Alexandria Dukes in 1982, Chattanooga Lookouts in 1987, Calgary Cannons in 1988-1990, Las Vegas Stars in 1994, Toledo Mud Hens in 1999, St. Lucie Mets in 2003, the Norfolk Tides 2004-2005, and New Orleans Zephyrs 2008.

On June 17, 2008, Warthen was called up to the majors to replace Rick Peterson as the New York Mets pitching coach. He stayed on the job until the end of the 2017 season. In 2018, he joined the Texas Rangers as assistant pitching coach, working with former pupil Doug Brocail, who was now the team's pitching coach. He was let go after the season, along with Brocail.

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