Washington Nationals’ instructor Brian Daubach turns 50

WASHINGTON – The final season within the main leagues for Brian Daubach was the primary 12 months for the Nationals.

So whereas the Illinois native – who turns 50 at present – didn’t play towards Washington very a lot, Daubach has loved a protracted tenure in participant growth with the Nationals.

He’ll return because the hitting coach for Triple-A Rochester for the 2022 season. The Crimson Wings’ supervisor will as soon as once more be Matt LeCroy, a former catcher for the Nationals and Twins.

Daubach was born on Feb. 11, 1972, in Belleville, Illinois.

He was drafted in 1990 within the 17th spherical out of highschool by the New York Mets – but it surely took him eight years to make the majors.

The previous first baseman and outfielder broke in with the then-Florida Marlins in 1998.

Daubach performed for Boston from 1999 by way of 2003 and he hit between 20 and 22 homers every season. He appeared within the postseason for Boston in 1999.

The precise-handed batter performed for the White Sox in 2003 and was again in Boston for the 2004 season. He received a World Sequence ring for being a part of the Crimson Sox in 2004.

In July of 2005, Daubach performed in three video games for the New York Mets at Nationals Park and was hitless in 4 at-bats.

In 30 at-bats towards the Montreal/Washington franchise, he hit .242 in his profession.

He hit 93 homers with a median of .259 in a profession that spanned 661 video games total.

Daubach has been in Washington’s system in participant growth since 2010 when he was the supervisor of low Single-A Hagerstown in what was then the South Atlantic League.

He’s additionally managed Single-A Potomac and Double-A Harrisburg throughout his tenure with the Nationals, which is among the many longest stints of minor league uniform personnel within the system.

Daubach has labored with a number of the prime hitters to come back up by way of the Washington system, together with Bryce Harper.

The Nats’ entrance workplace praised the work Daubach did with Harper.

“He appears like the identical outdated Harp,” Daubach advised a newspaper in 2013 when the outfielder was on a rehab project below the supervisor at Potomac.


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