Sat, 14 Nov 2009 10:43:40 -0800
Updating previous reports, Seattle Mariners bullpen coach John Wetteland returned home Thursday, Nov. 12, after being treated at a hospital for an elevated heart rate, according to The Associated Press. "My wife and I are very appreciative of the over and above care of our local officers and paramedics," Wetteland said in a statement released by the team Thursday night. "The circumstances leading to my elevated blood pressure and heart rate have been addressed."
Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:10:02 -0800
ESPN.com reports Seattle Mariners bullpen coach John Wetteland was hospitalized Thursday, Nov. 12, for mental health issues. A woman at Wetteland's home in Texas called for help for a possibly suicidal person.
Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:55:39 -0700
The Sports Network reports the Seattle Mariners will retain bench coach Ty Van Burkleo, pitching coach Rick Adair, hitting coach Alan Cockrell, first base coach Lee Tinsley, bullpen coach John Wetteland and performance coach Steve Hecht for the 2010 season. Third base coach Bruce Hines was dismissed.
Thu, 01 May 2008 20:28:40 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays CL Troy Percival is currently tied for 10th place on the career saves list with John Wetteland with 330 saves, reports The Associated Press' David Ginsburg.
Fri, 16 Jun 2006 00:26:49 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Washington Nationals relieved John Wetteland of his bullpen-coach duties but offered him another unspecified position with the team.
Fri, 27 Jan 2006 10:55:34 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Washington Nationals named former MLB CL John Wetteland bullpen coach.
Wed, 02 Nov 2005 14:38:15 -0800
USAToday.com reports the Texas Rangers named former CL John Wetteland pitching coach for the Double-A Frisco team.