Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:12:01 -0700
Baltimore Orioles OF Steve Pearce has been working with hitting coach Jim Presley on closing off his stance, which allows Pierce to allow the ball travel further upon release. Pearce said he believes the new stance has given him more pop in his swing.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 00:07:02 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a contract with hitting coach Jim Presley, guaranteeing that five of Buck Showalter's six coaches from 2012 will return in 2013. The lone question now is third-base coach DeMarlo Hale, who has interviewed to be John Gibbons' bench coach in Toronto.
Tue, 23 Nov 2010 19:11:55 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles hired former manager Willie Randolph as their new bench coach Tuesday, Nov. 23, according to MLB.com's Spencer Fordin. The staff also includes third base coach John Russell, pitching coach Mark Conner, bullpen coach Rick Adair, first base coach Wayne Kirby and hitting coach Jim Presley.
Sat, 30 Oct 2010 14:24:07 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Baltimore Orioles have hired Jim Presley to be their new hitting coach, according to Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun. An industry source said he has agreed to a two-year deal, although the club is not expected to officially announce the hiring before the entire coaching staff is finalized.
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 10:15:02 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles are expected to choose former Florida Marlins hitting coach Jim Presley as their next hitting coach, according to MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli. Presley is expected to sign a two-year contract.
Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:14:35 -0700
Former Florida Marlins hitting coach Jim Presley is in the running to be the Atlanta Braves' hitting coach, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's David O'Brien reports.