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Managerial/Coaching Career

Beginning his third season as Major League Bullpen Coach, replacing Kevin Cash on January 6, 2015 after Cash was named Manager of the Tampa Bay Rays on December 5...In 2015, Indians relievers posted a 3.12 ERA, the 2nd-lowest ERA among the 15 American League clubs (were third in relief ERA in the A.L. in 2016 at 3.45)...Spent nine seasons in a front office role with the Indians as a Special Assistant to Baseball Operations from 2006-14, mainly instructing and evaluating pitchers within the Indians Player Development System during the regular season and spring training, where he spent each spring in uniform assisting the Major League and Minor League coaching staffs.

Playing Career

The Wilmington, MA native pitched 11 seasons in the Major Leagues with five different teams, including stints with the Indians in 2000 and 2003 before concluding his playing career at AAA Buffalo in 2005 ...Originally acquired by Indians on July 28, 2000 with Bob Wickman and Steve Woodard in a trade that sent Richie Sexson and Marco Scutaro to Milwaukee...During his career he compiled a Major League record of 71-65 with a 5.14 ERA in 211 games/203 starts (1111.0IP, 1095H, 634ER, 626BB, 920K) and was an American League All-Star in 1994 with the Chicago White Sox...Bere won a combined 24 games in 1993 and 1994 with the Sox and was the starting and winning pitcher for Chicago in the final game played at Cleveland Stadium on October 3, 1993...His 71 career wins were 7th-most of any pitcher selected in the 1990 draft.


Full name JASON PHILLIP BERE…Married, wife's name is Dinelle...Two children, Dauson and Colby...Was a 1989 graduate of Wilmington High School, MA and attended Middlesex Community College in Bedford, MA in 1990 before being selected by the Sox in the 36th round of the June draft (952nd overall).

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