Sailors Add Kristopher Negron To Player Development Staff
The Mariners reported Tuesday that they’ve contracted as of late resigned infielder/outfielder Kristopher Negron as a right hand to chief of player improvement Andy McKay. In his new job, the 33- year-old Negron will help “in all parts of player improvement, remembering for field guidance and tutoring small time players on being an extraordinary colleague,” per the Mariners’ discharge.
“I’ve had the exceptional viewpoint of watching Kris play in secondary school, contending with him in junior school, and afterward having him be a piece of the Mariner family the previous few years,” said McKay in an announcement reporting the hiring. “During these 15 years, regardless of whether it was in secondary school or the Major Leagues, Kris has earned an unrivaled degree of regard from his mentors, partners, fans and individuals from the media. We couldn’t be increasingly eager to bring Kris into player improvement where he will quickly start to affect our kin and our procedure both on and off the field. This is an extraordinary day for the Mariners.”
Negron played in parts of six Major League seasons, including 2018- 19 stretches with the Mariners. Going back to his 2012 debut with the Reds, he’s seen time in Cincinnati, Arizona, Seattle and Los Angeles and showed up in 170 Major League games. He likewise played in parts of 10 Triple-A seasons (14 small time seasons generally) and showed up at each position on the precious stone outside of catcher.