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Ted Power #56

COACHING CAREER: Ted Power is in his second full season as assistant pitching/bullpen coach on the Major League staff...he began the 2016 season as pitching coach at Class AAA Louisville until he joined the Reds on 7/4, when Mack Jenkins replaced Mark Riggins as pitching coach...Reds pitchers went 30-54, 5.53 before he joined the staff and 38-40, 4.23 the rest of 2016...before joining the Major League club, Power spent most of the previous 11 seasons (2006-2016) as pitching coach at Louisville...originally was hired in November 1999 and worked in the player development department as pitching coach at Rookie Billings (2000-2001) and Class A Dayton (2002)...rejoined the organization prior to the 2006 season as pitching rehabilitation coordinator but in May of that season was named pitching coach at Louisville...following the 2008 season worked as Peoria's pitching coach in the prestigious Arizona Fall League...his Bats pitchers in 2009 posted a 3.46 ERA, the lowest in club history, and for the first time since 1998 Louisville had 3 pitchers with 10 or more saves...his 2001 Billings staff walked the fewest batters in the Pioneer League and allowed the fewest home runs while finishing second in the league in ERA.

PLAYING CAREER: Selected by Los Angeles in the fifth round of the 1976 draft, the former right-handed pitcher played in 13 Major League seasons with the Dodgers (1981-82), Cincinnati Reds (1983-87, 1991), Kansas City Royals (1988), Detroit Tigers (1988), St. Louis Cardinals (1989), Pittsburgh Pirates (1990), Cleveland Indians (1992-93) and Seattle Mariners (1993)...while pitching for the Reds in 1984 led the National League with 78 apps.

PERSONAL: Attended Kansas State University, where he was named to the school's All-Century team...wife's name is March 2017, son Chandler retired from the U.S. Army as a sergeant in the 160th Airborne, Special Forces...daughter Lauren is married to Chris Denorfia, who played for the Reds from 2005-2006.