Jim Horner

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James Patrick Horner

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Jim Horner retired as a player after the 2004 season. He spent most of that season and the three preceding it as a catcher for the Tacoma Rainiers, usually as a back up for Pat Borders. Horner's minor league career spanned from 1996 to 2004 all in the Seattle Mariners chain. He coached the Everett AquaSox in 2005. In 2006, he became manager of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Midwest League. After two years at the helm there, he became skipper of the High Desert Mavericks.

At the end of July, 2010, Horner left the Mavericks to become an assistant coach at Texas Tech University, citing family as a determining factor. After coaching Tech through 2012, Horner returned to High Desert as manager in 2013. He then moved up to the Jackson Generals in 2014.

Horner left minor league ball at the end of June 2015 to return to Washington State University as an assistant coach.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2006 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League 54-86 13th Seattle Mariners
2007 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League 53-85 14th Seattle Mariners
2008 High Desert Mavericks California League 58-82 10th Seattle Mariners
2009 High Desert Mavericks California League 83-57 2nd Seattle Mariners Lost League Finals
2010 High Desert Mavericks California League 53-43 -- Seattle Mariners -- replaced by Darrin Garner July 31
2013 High Desert Mavericks California League 64-76 8th Seattle Mariners
2014 Jackson (TN) Generals Southern League 63-76 7th Seattle Mariners
2015 Jackson (TN) Generals Southern League 31-42 -- Seattle Mariners -- replaced by Roy Howell July 1

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