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Jose Bautista (bautijo01)
José Joaquín Bautista Arias
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 205 lb.
- Debut April 9, 1988
- Final Game September 25, 1997
- Born July 26, 1964 in Bani, Peravia, D.R.
Major League Baseball's original José Bautista was a journeyman swingman/reliever who saw action in nine seasons between 1988 and 1997. His finest season came upon his return from a year in minor league exile, crafting a 10-3, 2.82 record in 58 games (7 starts) and 111 2/3 innings with the 1993 Chicago Cubs. He holds the record for fewest pitches in a complete game (8 innings or more) when he unleashed 70 pitches against the Seattle Mariners in a 1-0 loss as a member of the Baltimore Orioles on September 30, 1988.
Following his big league career, he entered the world of coaching in the minor leagues (as listed below):
- 2001-2002 Pitching coach Burlington (IA) Bees
- 2004-2006 Pitching coach Idaho Falls Chukars
- 2007 Pitching coach Burlington Royals
- 2008 Pitching coach Bristol White Sox
- 2009-2010 Latin Roving Instructor Chicago White Sox
- 2011-2014 Pitching coach Kannapolis Intimidators
- 2016 Pitching coach Winston-Salem Dash
- 2017 Pitching coach Birmingham Barons
- 2018-2019 Pitching coach Kannapolis Intimidators
- Michael Clair: "Remember Frank Thomas? No, not that one ... These are MLB's greatest same-named doppelgangers", mlb.com, December 29, 2022. 
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