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Reid Cornelius #18

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•Reid Cornelius begins his 13th season in the Marlins' organization and sixth as the Club's bullpen coach.
•Since being named to current position in 2010, Marlins' relievers have recorded four of the seven lowest bullpen ERA in Club history, including Franchise-best mark of 3.32 done last season. Bullpen also posted previous-best marks of 3.42 in both 2011 and '13.
•Additionally, Marlins bullpen owns 3.63 ERA since 2010, seventh-lowest among National League teams. Marlins relievers have allowed third-fewest home runs in same span (187), behind Atlanta (163) and San Francisco (167).
•He began his Marlins coaching career in 2003 as Double-A pitching coach, and returned to that post for 2008 & '09 seasons.
•In between stints with Marlins' Double-A affiliate, spent five years as pitching coach for Single-A Jupiter.


• Selected in the 11th round of the 1988 First-Year Player Draft by the Montreal Expos, Cornelius saw Major League action with Montreal (1995), New York-NL (1995) and Florida (1999-2000), compiling an 8-17 record and 4.91 ERA in 45 games (33 starts).
• Made Major League debut on April 29, 1995 at Wrigley Field, working 2.0 innings of relief. Was traded to New York-NL for David Segui on June 8, 1995 and made his Mets debut on Aug. 3 in Cincinnati. Earned first ML win on Aug. 8, 1995 at Philadelphia.


Jonathan Reid Cornelius. He and his wife Marla, have a daughter, Abigail, and son, Samuel...graduated from Thomasville High School (AL) in 1988 and lettered in baseball and football...led Thomasville to the state championship in baseball during his senior season and was also a member of the Alabama Sports Festival team and the U.S. Junior National Team that competed in Melbourne, Australia...signed a letter of intent to attend Mississippi State University, but chose to sign a professional contract with the Montreal Expos.

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