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OSU hires Canham as baseball coach

Canham was previously the Double-A manager in the Seattle Mariners organization.

Posted: Jun 13, 2019 4:30 PM
Updated: Jun 13, 2019 4:39 PM

Corvallis, OR. -- Oregon State has hired Mitch Canham as it's new baseball coach, KEZI has confirmed on Thursday. 

Canham was a three-year starting catcher for the Beavers from 2005 to 2007. He helped OSU win back-to-back national titles and two Pac-10 titles in that span.

The 34-year-old Canham served most recently as the Double-A manager in the Seattle Mariners organization. 

According to reports last year's interim head coach Pat Bailey and assistant coach Nate Yeskie were among the others interviewed. 

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