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UPDATE: Despite coaching job, Jason Isringhausen is still open to continuing his career

Feb 14, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT

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UPDATE: Isringhausen’s agent told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that his client is not retired. The coaching job is a volunteer position, so he’s still opening to pitching another season in the big leagues.

3:15 PM: Jason Isringhausen went back and forth about retiring all offseason, but I guess this means he’s definitely calling it a career:

SIUE baseball Interim Head Coach Tony Stoecklin has announced the addition of Major League pitcher Jason Isringhausen to his staff. Isringhausen, a native of Brighton, Ill., will serve as a pitching coach for the Cougars.

SIUE stands for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, which has 14,000 students and boasts an alumni list that includes Bill Plaschke, Dewayne Staats, Clay Zavada, Jeff Tweedy, and Kathleen Madigan.

  1. halohonk - Feb 14, 2013 at 7:50 PM

    Hang em up Izzy. Its been a great ride.

  2. capeporpoise - Feb 14, 2013 at 10:01 PM

    Forgive my ignorance, but how can Tweedy not be first in that list – something like: ‘Isringhausen to coach at Jeff Tweedy’s alma mater’ (the headline) … in addition to Tweedy, alumni list includes …

  3. mianfr - Feb 14, 2013 at 11:06 PM


  4. jtpercell - Feb 14, 2013 at 11:22 PM

    SIU Edwardsville: not to be confused with SIU Carbondale.

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