Mick Billmeyer - Bullpen Coach #17
Enters his first season as the Tigers bullpen coach after being named to the position on November 18, 2013.
• Prior to joining the Tigers, he spent one season as the Phillies catching coach.
• Spent four seasons (2009-12) as the Phillies bullpen coach following five seasons as the major league catching instructor (2004-08).
• Served as a coach at both the 2009 and 2010 All-Star Games, and accompanied Chase Utley and Jim Thome to the 2004 and 2008 All-Star Games, where he threw BP during the Home Run Derby.
• Joined the Phillies organization as the minor league catching coordinator in 2000...a position he held through the 2003 season.
• Served as the Angels bullpen/workout coordinator from 1994-99.
• Selected by the Orioles in the second round of the 1985 player draft...played 10 seasons at the minor league level with the Orioles, Rangers and Angels organizations.
• Actively participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan.
• Attended North Carolina State University and resides in Hagerstown, Maryland during the offseason.