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Former I-Cub Joins PCL Coaching Ranks

January 28, 2021

The Seattle Mariners announced the hiring of Kristopher Negrón to manage the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. The former big league utility man spent the 2016 campaign with Iowa, hitting .256/.308/.403 through 117 games. Negrón, 35, appeared in 170 major league games across six seasons with Cincinnati (2012, 2014-15), Arizona (2017), Seattle

The Seattle Mariners announced the hiring of Kristopher Negrón to manage the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. The former big league utility man spent the 2016 campaign with Iowa, hitting .256/.308/.403 through 117 games.

Negrón, 35, appeared in 170 major league games across six seasons with Cincinnati (2012, 2014-15), Arizona (2017), Seattle (2018-19) and Los Angeles-NL (2019), hitting for a career .221 average. He hung up his cleats after the 2019 campaign to take a role as the Assistant Director of Player Development with the Mariners before rising to his current role.