Chinatrust Brothers have announced the signing of former MLB hitting coach Jim Presley as the 1st team hitting coach for 2018 season.
According to Brothers representative, Presley should be able to stay in Taiwan for the entire season. And is expect to report to the team before 2018 spring camp.
Jim Presley – Chinatrust Brothers 1st team hitting coach
Jim Presley, the 1986 MLB All-Star third baseman spent 8 seasons (1984-1991) mostly playing for the Seattle Mariners organisation and had 3 consecutive seasons where he hits over 20 home runs.
After his retirement in 1991, Presley moved on to the coaching role for several MLB organisations.
- 1998 to 2000 – Arizona Diamondbacks hitting coach
- 2006 to 2010 – Florida Marlins hitting coach
- 2011 to 2014 – Baltimore Orioles hitting coach
- 2016 to 2017 – Rangers Triple-A hitting coach