Astros Roster & Staff

Doug White

COACHING CAREER

2019 marks first season as Angels pitching coach after working in the Houston Astros organization for the previous six years...Promoted to Houston's bullpen coach in 2018 which followed two seasons (2016-17) as the organization's Minor League Pitching Coordinator...In 2018, the Houston relief core paced the Majors in WHIP (1.06), runs allowed (175 R...56 fewer then any other team in the Majors), opponents batting average against (.214) and K/BB (4.28) and finished second in SO/9 (10.56)...Served as the organization's roving pitching instructor in 2014-15...Joined the Astros organization in 2013 as pitching coach for Single-A Tri-City...Prior to time with Astros, spent five seasons (2008-12) as a minor league pitching coach in the St. Louis Cardinals organization...During the 2009-12 campaigns, was the pitching coach for St. Louis' Rookie Level Johnson City, winning back-to-back Appalachian League Championship titles in 2010 and 2011...Named the pitching coach for the 2008 New York-Penn League champion Batavia MuckDogs... Also held pitching coach roles in 2004 for manager Jack Clark at Mid-Missouri of the Independent Frontier League and extended Spring Training and Gulf Coast League Expos in 2003.

PLAYING CAREER

Played two seasons in the Independent Western League...Pitched in four games for the Valley Vipers (Scottsdale, AZ) in 2000, going 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA (10 IP - 6 ER) in 2000 and two games with the Sonoma County Crushers (Rohnert Park, CA) fashioning a 3.00 ERA (3.0 IP - 1 ER)...Pitched collegiately at Arizona State University and graduated in 2002 ... Founded "Passion for Pitching", which is located in San Diego, CA...Is a certified Zhealth specialist focused on enhancing movement patterns in athletes.