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Raymond Mark Searage
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 1", Weight 180 lb.
- School West Liberty State College
- High School Deer Park High School
- Debut June 11, 1981
- Final Game September 30, 1990
- Born May 1, 1955 in Freeport, NY USA
 Biographical Information
Pitcher Ray Searage was originally selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 22nd round of the 1976 June draft and made his major-league debut with New York in 1981. He played a total of seven seasons in the majors with the New York Mets (1981), Milwaukee Brewers (1984-86), Chicago White Sox (1986-87), and Los Angeles Dodgers (1989-90), compiling an 11-13 record, 11 saves, and a 3.50 ERA in 254 relief appearances.
Searage began his coaching career in the Cardinals minor league system, spending time with the Madison Hatters (1994), Peoria Chiefs (1995-1996), and Prince William Cannons (1997). He then spent 1998 with the Hudson Valley Renegades and two years as a coach with the AA Orlando Rays before serving as the Florida Marlins Minor League Pitching Coordinator in 2001 and 2002. Since 2003, he has worked in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, where he coached the Williamsport Crosscutters in 2003-2004, the Hickory Crawdads in 2005, the Altoona Curve in 2006-2007 and the Indianapolis Indians in 2008-2009. In 2010, he became a coach for the Pirates.
His son, Ryan Searage, played in the Pirates farm system for two years.
 Further Reading
- Adam Berry: "Pirates have 'pitcher whisperer' in Searage: Pitching coach has rejuvenated numerous careers", mlb.com, March 9, 2016.