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Reid Cornelius #38

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• Reid Cornelius begins his 12th season in the Marlins' organization and fifth as the club's bullpen coach.
• Since being named to current position in 2010, Marlins' relievers have recorded three of the six lowest bullpen ERA in club history, including franchise-best marks of 3.42 in both 2011 and 2013. In first season, bullpen recorded the sixth-lowest ERA at 3.98.
• He began his Marlins coaching career in 2003 as Double-A pitching coach, and returned to that post for the 2008 & '09 seasons.
• In between his stints with the Marlins' Double-A affiliate, he spent five years as the pitching coach for Class 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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