Jason Bere begins his ninth season in a front office role with the Indians, returning as a Special Assistant to Baseball Operations. His primary responsibility with the organization is to evaluate pitchers within the Indians Player Development system during the regular season. Jason also spends most of spring training in uniform providing instruction at the major and minor league levels.
Bere, 42, pitched parts of 11 seasons in the big leagues from 1993-2003, posting a career Major League record of 71-65 with a 5.14 ERA in 211 games/203 starts (1111.0IP, 1095H, 634ER, 626BB, 920K) and was an All-Star in 1994 with the Chicago White Sox. Bere won 24 games in 1993 and 1994 with the Sox and was the winning pitcher in the final game played at Cleveland Stadium on October 3, 1993.