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Mike Borzello #58

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Full Name:
Mike Borzello
Uniform #:
58

Mike has 21 years of experience with major league clubs and is in his sixth season with the Cubs … his responsibilities include instructing the catchers and involve-ment in the advanced scouting process...Was a member of four World Championship teams with the Yankees: 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000.© In 1999, appeared as John C. Reilly's catching double in Universal Pictures' "For Love of the Game" with Kevin Costner... Played four minor league seasons (1991-94) in the St. Louis system, reaching the Single-A level...Earned a bachelor's degree in Communication Arts from California Lutheran University (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) ...Participated in the 2013 Cubs Caravan. COACHING CAREER: Mike is in his sixth season on the Cubs major league coaching staff, bringing with him 21 years of major league experience since joining the Yankees in 1996 as a bullpen catcher and batting practice pitcher...Served four seasons as the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen catcher from 2008-11...Spent the previous 12 years in the New York Yankees organization starting in 1996 … served two stints as a bullpen catcher, 12 seasons as a batting practice pitcher and two seasons operating the radar gun and charting pitches...Was a member of four World Championship teams with the Yankees (1996, 1998-2000)...Served on the field staff for the American League All-Star Team in 1997, 2000 and 2001. PLAYING CAREER: Mike played four minor league seasons (1991-94) in the St. Louis system, reaching the Single-A level … all told, batted .151 (13-for-86) with three doubles and four RBI in 42 career minor league games... Drafted by St. Louis in the 1991 First-Year Player Draft.

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