• Jeff Urgelles begins his fifth full season and sixth overall with the Marlins as bullpen coordinator.
• Was a 26th-round selection of the Cincinnati Reds in 2003 First-Year Player Draft and spent three and a half seasons in the Reds' system before ending his career in the Blue Jays' organization. Had a .235 career average with eight home runs and 82 RBI in 192 games.
• In his first professional season, led the Gulf Coast League in doubles (20) and ranked third in extra-base hits (22). Posted a 5x5 game with five doubles, three runs scored and three RBI on July 17, 2003 at GCL Twins.
Jeffrey Urgelles...married to the former Melissa Diaz, and the couple has one daughter, Brianna...prior to joining the Marlins, Urgelles was a firefighter/paramedic for Miami-Dade Ambulance...graduated from Southwest Miami High School (FL)...earned his associate's degree in Liberal Arts from Broward Community College, where he was Second-Team All-Conference. Transferred to Savannah State University and was a First-Team All-Conference selection.