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Christopher Bosio

Begins his first season as the Tigers pitching coach after being named to the position on November 2, 2017 ... Spent the previous six seasons as the pitching coach for the Chicago his six seasons in Chicago, helped the Cubs to the 2016 World Series championship and the 2015 and 2017 National League Championship Series ... From 2015 through the end of the 2017 season, he guided the Cubs pitching staff to the Major League's lowest ERA (3.49), opponent OPS (.670) and opponent batting average (.228) ... Under his guidance, Jake Arrieta was named the 2015 National League Cy Young Award winner, while Jon Lester and Kyle Hendricks finished second and third, respectively, in the 2016 National League Cy Young vote...Hendricks won the 2016 MLB ERA title, making him the first Cub to earn that distinction since Bill Lee in 1938 ... Worked as an advance scout for Milwaukee in 2010-11 before taking over as pitching coach at Triple A Nashville in June 2011 ... In 2009, served as Nashville's pitching coach and directed the Sounds staff to the lowest ERA in the Pacific Coast League...joined the Brewers Major League coaching staff late in the season as interim pitching coach ... Joined the Cincinnati Reds organization in 2008, serving as pitching coach for Double A Chattanooga ... Prior to joining the Reds, coached two seasons for Lawrence University in Appleton, WI, first as the school's pitching coach and then as interim manager in 2006-07 ... From 2004-05, was the assistant pitching coach at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh ... Became a coach at the Major League level in 2003, serving as the pitching coach for Tampa Bay ... For three seasons prior to his stint with the Devil Rays, worked as a special assignment pitching coach in Seattle's organization...duties included time as Triple A Tacoma's pitching coach in 2001 ... Originally drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the second round of the January 1982 Secondary Phase Draft, Bosio pitched in all or part of 11 Major League seasons with Milwaukee (1986-92) and Seattle (1993-96) ... Compiled a 94-93 career record with a 3.96 ERA (1710.0IP/753ER) and 1,059 strikeouts in 309 games, including 246 starts ... Tossed the second no-hitter in Mariners history on April 22, 1993 vs. Boston ... Named Milwaukee's Most Valuable Pitcher in 1989 after finishing fourth in the American League with 173 strikeouts, and tied for fourth with eight complete games ... He and his wife, Heather, have five children, Jensen, Jace, Madison, Anthony and Mason...they reside in Phoenix, AZ in the offseason.