Justin Todd Coffey (born September 9, 1980) is an American retired professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was born in Forest City, North Carolina.
Coffey was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 41st round of the 1998 Major League Baseball draft out of Chase High School in Forest City, North Carolina. A draft-and-follow prospect, Coffey signed with the Reds for a $1,000 signing bonus and $850 monthly salary.
Coffey missed the 2000 season because of an elbow injury and remained in the Reds minor league system through 2005. He made his major league debut on April 19, 2005, pitching two innings and giving up two runs against the Chicago Cubs. He picked up his first win in a two inning relief appearance against the San Diego Padres on May 10, 2005 and his first save against the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 28, 2005. Overall, he spent four years with the Reds and pitched in 213 games, with a 12-9 record and 4.62 ERA and 9 saves, 8 of which he recorded in 2006.