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Andy Hawkins #40

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Full Name:
Andy Hawkins
Uniform #:
40

HAWK
Hawkins enters his 28th season in professional baseball...is in his fifth season as bullpen coach after being named to the position on Nov. 3, 2008...has assisted a pitching staff that has seen sub-4.00 ERA's in 3 straight years for first time since 1974-79, including 2011's 3.79 figure that was lowest since 1983...this year will be his fifth full season on the staff after serving as the Rangers' interim pitching coach from Aug. 2, 2008 through the end of '08 season...a Waco-area native and resident, he has spent all but one of the last 12 seasons in the Texas organization.

COACHING CAREER
Was the pitching coach at TripleA Oklahoma from 2006 until he joined the big league staff in August 2008...worked with several of the Rangers' former and current pitching prospects during his time in the system...he was pitching coach for the High Desert Mavericks in the Kansas City Royals organization in 2005...he spent four seasons from 2001- 04 at various levels in the Rangers farm system, including Stockton (California League) in 2004 and Clinton (Midwest League) in 2003...made his professional coaching debut with Savannah of the South Atlantic League in 2001-02.

PLAYING CAREER
The major league veteran pitched 10 seasons with 3 different organizations from 1982-1991... Hawkins was taken by the Padres as the 5th overall selection in the 1978 June draft...in the 1984 postseason, he earned the victory in San Diego's only World Series win to date, Game 2 vs. Detroit...Hawkins opened the 1985 season by going 11-0, finishing with an 18-8 record and 3.15 ERA (80 ER/228.2 IP)... he signed with the Yankees prior to the 1989 season and on July 1, 1990 tossed 8.0 innings of no-hit ball at old Comiskey Park, only to lose 4-0 after a pair of outfield miscues late in the game... he pitched for Oakland in 1991 and signed with Seattle in 1992 before retiring while on a rehab stint with Triple-A Calgary...his career totals include an 84-91 record, 4.22 ERA (731 ER/1558.1 IP) and 706 strikeouts in 11 seasons.

PERSONAL
Melton Andrew Hawkins...he resides on a ranch in Bruceville, TX, with his wife, Jackie...graduated from Midway High School in Waco, TX in 1982...the couple has four children: Katy, Libby, Curtis and Maggie...participated in the Ozarka Camps for Hispanic Community.

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