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Melvin Leon Stottlemyre Jr....resides in Lewiston, ID, with his wife, Lisa…has 3 children: Maleigha, Colton and Blaise...graduated from Davis High School in Yakima, WA, in 1982...drafted by Seattle following his senior year of high school, but did not sign...attended Univ. of Nevada-Las Vegas...was the Astros 1st round selection in the 1985 January Draft...with his father, Mel owns Stotts Fishing Adventures on the Clearwater River near Lewiston, ID...father, Mel Sr., was a 5-time AL All-Star (1965-66, '68-70) and went 164-139 with a 2.97 ERA over 11 Major League seasons with the Yankees…achieved 20 wins on 3 occasions (1965, '68-69)…served as pitching coach for the Yankees from 1996-2005 and the Mariners in 2008...brother, Todd, was 138-121 with a 4.28 ERA in 15 Major League seasons with the Blue Jays (1988-94), A's (1995), Cardinals (1996-98), Rangers (1998) and D-backs (1999-2002).

COACHING CAREER

Is in his third season as the Mariners Pitching Coach, his fifth season as a big league pitching coach, and his seventh season as a MLB coach, overall… Mariners have posted back-to-back seasons setting the club record for pitchers used: 40 pitchers (17 starters, tied club record) in 2017 after using 32 pitchers (13 starters) in 2016...the 40 pitchers used last season tied (TEX, 2014) for most in MLB history (since 1901)...spent 2002-15 in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, most recently as its bullpen coach (2014-15) following stints as its minor league pitching coordinator (2011- 13), Major League pitching coach (2009-10), minor league pitching coordinator (2007-09), and minor league pitching coach with affiliates in Missoula (2005-06), El Paso (2004), Lancaster (2003) and Yakima (2002)...began his coaching career as the pitching coach with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (his alma mater) in 2001.

PLAYING CAREER

Pitched in six minor league seasons in the Houston (1985-1987) and Kansas City (1987-1990) organizations, combining to go 25-24 with a 3.50 ERA (162 ER, 416.2 IP) with 24 saves in 122 appearances including 57 starts...pitched briefly in Majors with Kansas City, going 0-1 with a 4.88 ERA (17 ER, 31.1 IP) in 13 games, including 2 starts, in 1990...was originally selected by Houston in first round of 1985 January Draft... was previously drafted by Seattle in 28th round of 1982 June Draft, but did not sign.

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