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Timothy Bogar

PERSONAL: Timothy Paul Bogar...resides in Trophy Club, TX, with wife, Wendy; they have four children: sons T.J. and Ty, and daughters Aralee Anne and Jesse Lynn…graduated from Buffalo Grove (IL) High School in 1984…attended Eastern Illinois University where he was named Mid-Continent Conference MVP in 1987...selected in the 8th round of the 1987 Draft by New York Mets.

MANAGING/COACHING CAREER: Entering his second season as the Mariners bench coach, his fourth season as a big league bench coach, and his eighth season as an MLB coach overall…also works with infielders...spent the 2015 season as a Special Assistant to the GM in Los Angeles (AL)…started the 2014 season as Texas Rangers bench coach; named interim manager on Sept. 5 and posted a 14-8 record in remainder of month...was on big league staff in Boston for four seasons (2009-12) as first base ('09), third base ('10-'11) and bench coach ('12)...first big league coaching job was as quality assurance coach in Tampa in 2008...spent 5 seasons managing in the minor leagues, compiling an overall mark of 362-266 (.576), and taking teams to championship series four times…won Appalachian League title and was named Manager of the Year with Greeneville in 2004 in his first year as manager...had South Atlantic League's best overall record and again named Manager of the Year in 2005 with Lexington...spent 2006 and 2007 managing Akron in the Eastern League; had best overall record and was Manager of the Year in 2006; lost in championship series 3-2 in both 2006 and 2007...led Arkansas to Texas League championship series in 2013.

PLAYING CAREER: Was primarily a shortstop during nine-year Major League career with Mets (1993-96), Astros (1997-2000) and Dodgers (2001)...was part of three consecutive N.L. Central titles with the Astros from 1997-99...was 3-for-4 with a 2B, RBI, BB in 1999 Division Series, his only post-season action.