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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:38:29 -0700
The Colorado Rockies hired Mark Wiley as their director of pitching operations Monday, Oct. 22, and he's expected to have a say in who the team hires as the next pitching coach. Wiley was previously a scout for the Miami Marlins.
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 00:17:07 -0700
The Colorado Rockies have received permission from the Miami Marlins to talk with longtime major league pitching coach and front office executive Mark Wiley for a newly created job to oversee the development of pitchers, a club official confirmed Thursday, Oct. 4.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:03:40 -0700
Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy has a decent chance to return as manager for the 2013 season, but he's not completely assured of a job next year, either. "When a team is on its way to 100 losses, of course the manager is going to be up for discussion," a person with knowledge of the situation said. The team will likely take a few weeks after the season to evaluate all their options. Pitching coach Bob Apodaca has already stepped down and general manager Dan O'Dowd has assumed less responsibilities. The Rockies are also leaning on hiring Mark Wiley as their new pitching coordinator.
Tue, 06 Oct 2009 14:32:42 -0700
SI.com's Jon Heyman reports the Florida Marlins will reassign pitching coach Mark Wiley and coach Andy Fox.
Tue, 24 Mar 2009 08:46:12 -0700
Tom D'Angelo, of The Palm Beach Post, reports Florida Marlins SP Josh M. Johnson has increased the velocity on his fastball from 92-93 mph last season to 93-96 this spring. Johnson's solid spring can also be accredited to an improved slider and changeup, according to pitching coach Mark Wiley. He is currently sporting an ERA of 3.00 this spring.
Thu, 05 Mar 2009 07:32:18 -0800
Joe Capozzi, of The Palm Beach Post, reports Florida Marlins RP Scott Proctor (elbow) is experiencing elbow discomfort and will be held out of action until next week. Proctor is participating in a special long-toss program designed to help him work through the breaking up of scar tissue in his right elbow. Pitching coach Mark Wiley said he thinks Proctor will be ready for the start of the regular season.
Mon, 29 Sep 2008 11:00:15 -0700
The Detroit Free Press' Jon Paul Morosi reports Florida Marlins pitching coach Mark Wiley, who is signed through 2009, is unlikely to receive permission to interview for another job. The Detroit Tigers could be interested in hiring him.
Fri, 18 Jul 2008 13:42:07 -0700
Joe Frisaro, of MLB.com, reports Florida Marlins pitching coach Mark Wiley believes in having his pitchers throw the ball shortly after receiving the ball from the catcher.
Fri, 02 Nov 2007 13:25:21 -0700
Joe Frisaro, of Marlins.MLB.com, reports the Florida Marlins have hired Mark Wiley to serve as the team's pitching coach. Wiley was previously a scout and special assistant to the general manager for the Colorado Rockies.
Wed, 31 Oct 2007 17:59:29 -0700
Tracy Ringolsby, of the Rocky Mountain News, reports the Florida Marlins have been granted permission to speak to Mark Wiley, a special assistant to Colorado Rockies general manager Dan O'Dowd, about the Marlins' pitching coach vacancy.