Mike Brumley, who turned an eight-year career as a utility player into a longer stint as a coach, manager and instructor, has been hired by the Seattle Mariners as a third base coach.
One of Brumley’s big-league stops as a player was in Seattle, where he played in 1990.
Now 46, Brumley has spent time in the Dodgers, Rangers, White Sox, Angels and Diamondbacks organizations and overseen all aspects of baseball instruction.
“We talked to candidates inside and outside the organization,” general manager Jack Zduriencik said, “and Mike will be a great fit for us. He’s had experience as a …