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