SEATTLE (AP) - Minor-league manager Daren Brown has been added to the Seattle Mariners coaching staff.
The Mariners announced the move on Thursday. Earlier this week, third-base coach Jeff Datz announced he had been diagnosed with cancer and could be missing time while he seeks treatment options. The Mariners said Brown will be an extra coach and fill-in third-base coach when Datz is away.
Brown has been the manager of the Mariners' Triple-A affiliate in Tacoma and has worked as a manager in the Mariners farm system for the last 13 seasons.
Minor league catching coordinator John Stearns will take over as Tacoma's manager.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Orioles vs. Rays Prediction Will today's Orioles and Rays matchup at 4:10PM ET in Tampa turn into a high-scoring game for bettors?
Thumbnail Reds vs. Nationals Prediction Will the over cash when the Nationals host the Reds at 4:05PM ET for Game 2 in D.C.?
Thumbnail Blue Jays vs. Royals Pick Can the Kansas City Royals stay hot when they host the Toronto Blue Jays once again today at...
Thumbnail Athletics vs. White Sox Pick Can the Chicago White Sox avoid another loss at home to the Oakland Athletics when the two collide this...
Thumbnail Rangers vs. Yankees Prediction Following a pitcher's duel on Friday night, will the Rangers and Yankees break out their bats today at 1:05PM ET?

MLB Team Pages