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KANSAS CITY, MO (October 24, 2012) – The Kansas City Royals today named Jack Maloof as the club’s Major League hitting coach and Andre David as the assistant Major League hitting coach.
“We are extremely pleased that both Jack and Andre will be joining our Major League staff,” said Royals manager Ned Yost. “Both bring valuable experience as Major League hitting coaches. In addition, they have worked closely with a majority of our young hitters from the moment they signed and that creates a comfort level that should prove very beneficial for all of us.”
“The Royals were fortunate to have a talented group of hitting coaches within our organization,” said Royals GM Dayton Moore. “Jack and Andre have done a tremendous job developing young hitters throughout their careers and are highly-respected amongst both the players and their peers.”
Maloof joined the Royals in 2008 as the club’s Special Assistant to Player Development and Minor League Hitting Coordinator. The 2013 season
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When Royals manager Ned Yost fired hitting coach Kevin Seitzer at the end of the season, he made it clear something was lacking to the Royals' 2012 offense:
On Wednesday, Yost and general manager Dayton Moore put two men on the job to find that power: new hitting coach Jack Maloof, who had been serving as the team's special assistant to player...
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KANSAS CITY, MO The Kansas City Royals today named Jack Maloof as the clubs Major League hitting coach and Andre David as the assistant Major League hitting coach.
We are extremely pleased that both Jack and Andre will be joining our Major League staff, said Royals manager Ned Yost. Both bring valuable experience as Major League hitting coaches...
2012 was a year of hope for the Royals...and they lost 90 games, mainly due to a horrendous pitching staff. With a young, cost-controlled core though, the Royals likely won't be completely reshaping their team in 2013.
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The Royals have promoted minor league hitting coordinator Jack Maloof to major league hitting coach and Andre David to assistant hitting coach.
The two of them replace Kevin Seitzer, whose contract was not renewed.
Maloof was the hitting coach for the Florida Marlins from 1999-2001. He has also worked with San Diego and Atlanta before joining the Royals in 2008 as minor league...
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In baseball, you can never have enough pitching and the Royals figure you can’t have enough hitting coaches. The Royals hired Jack Maloof as their new hitting coach and Andre David as the assistant hitting coach for the 2013 season, replacing the departed Kevin Seitzer.
Maloof, 63, spent the last five seasons as special assistant to player development and hitting coordinator....