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OPENING DAY AGE: 45
SIGNED THROUGH: 2013
FORMER POSITION: Right-handed Pitcher

BORN: May 5, 1967 - Fairfield, Conn.

RESIDENCE: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

COACHING HIGHLIGHTS

Returns to the Angels organization following his appointment to Mike Scioscia's staff , Nov. 2, 2015 (replacing Mike Butcher)... Served as a Special Assistant to Cleveland's Player Development department in 2015... In 2014 with Cleveland, attended Spring Training as an instructor/assistant... As pitching coach for the Diamondbacks in 2013, saw the development of Patrick Corbin who went 14-8 with a 3.41 ERA in 32 starts... Club had four different starting pitchers record at least 100 strikeouts (one shy of the club record of 5 in 2003)... DBack relievers also recorded a Major League leading 35 wins...In 2012, Wade Miley (16 wins), Ian Kennedy (15) and Trevor Cahill (13) became second trio in franchise history to win 13 or more games in a season... Bullpen fashioned a franchise-low 3.24 ERA (466.2 IP - 168 ER)... 2011 Diamondbacks starting staff had four different hurlers win 10-or-more games, tying a franchise record (also, 1999)... In 2010, served as pitching coach for Cleveland's Triple-A Columbus Clippers... Club, which won the International League championship, featured pitchers Carlos Corrasco and current Angel Joe Smith... Spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons as pitching coach for the Angels' Triple-A Salt Lake Bees... Worked with Halo farmhands Jered Weaver and Joe Saunders, among others during tenure... Served as a Special Assistant to Cleveland's Baseball Operations from 2004-05.

PLAYING CAREER & MISC

Played 14 seasons at the Major League level, primarily as a starting pitcher... Spent 13 big league seasons (1990-02) with the Indians and one (2003) with the Padres... Combined to go 129-105 with a 4.51 ERA (1954.2 IP - 980 ER) in 318 Major League games... Named an All-Star three times during career (1992, 1996 and 1999) and was tabbed as the American League's starting pitcher for the 1996 Midsummer Classic... Appeared in the World Series with Cleveland in both 1995 and 1997... Was the Indians first-round pick (17th overall) during the 1988 First-Year Player Draft . Played collegiate baseball at the University of Connecticut from 1987-88... Was a member of the 1988 men's Summer Olympic baseball team that won gold in Seoul, South Korea... 1985 graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School in Fairfield, CT... Full name is Charles Harrison Nagy.

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