Blue Jays add former major leaguer to minor league staff

TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - The TORONTO BLUE JAYS announce the appointment of MIKE MORDECAI to the position of Roving Minor League Infield Instructor.

MORDECAI, 41 has been coaching at Houston Academy in Dothan, Alabama for the past four seasons, leading the club to a 61-46 record and being named Small Schools Coach of the Year in 2007. The Birmingham, Alabama native spent 12 seasons in the major leagues with Atlanta (1994-97), Montreal (1998-2002) and Florida (2002-05). The right-handed hitting infielder batted .244 with 24 home runs and 132 RBI, winning World Series with Atlanta in 1995 and Florida in 2003. Mordecai will be assisting each minor league club with the development of the system's infielders.

SOURCE Toronto Blue Jays

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