Darrin Garner

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Darrin Garner

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Biographical Information[edit]

Infielder Darrin Garner was drafted in the 1st round of the secondary phase of the 1985 amateur draft by the Texas Rangers and played six years in the Ranger system. He was previously drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the June 1984 amateur draft (21st round) and the January 1985 secondary phase (2nd round).

Garner began his coaching career with the GCL Rangers in 1992, Charlotte Rangers in 1993-1994, and Port City Roosters in 1995. He managed the AZL Mariners in 1997-1998 and the Lancaster JetHawks in 1999. He was a coach for the Everett AquaSox in 2000-2001 and managed the AZL Mariners again in 2002. He then returned to Everett as coach of the AquaSox in 2003-2004. Garner was an infield instructor in the Seattle Mariners from 2005-2012. He returned to the field as manager of the AZL Mariners in 2013. Garner was a coach for the Kane County Cougars in 2017, AZL Diamondbacks in 2019, and Visalia Rawhide in 2021.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1997 AZL Mariners Arizona League 30-26 2nd Seattle Mariners
1998 AZL Mariners Arizona League 31-24 2nd Seattle Mariners
1999 Lancaster JetHawks California League 55-85 10th Seattle Mariners
2002 AZL Mariners Arizona League 19-36 7th Seattle Mariners
2010 High Desert Mavericks California League 22-22 4th Seattle Mariners Lost in 1st round replaced Jim Horner on July 31
2013 AZL Mariners Arizona League 22-32 11th Seattle Mariners
2014 AZL Mariners Arizona League 31-22 3rd Seattle Mariners Lost in 2nd round
2015 AZL Mariners Arizona League 31-25 3rd (t) Seattle Mariners Lost League Finals
2016 AZL Diamondbacks Arizona League 27-29 10th Arizona Diamondbacks
2018 AZL Diamondbacks Arizona League 33-21 4th Arizona Diamondbacks Lost in 1st round
2023 Visalia Rawhide California League Arizona Diamondbacks