Hajek promoted to Minors infield coordinator

Hajek promoted to Minors infield coordinator

Hajek promoted to Minors infield coordinator
The Rockies announced on Wednesday that Dave Hajek has been promoted from Double-A Tulsa hitting coach to the organization's Minor League infield coordinator.

Hajek, 44, who played in the Majors with the Astros in 1995 and '96, has coached in the Rockies organization for nine years.

In other moves, hitting coach Ken Riggs moved from Class A Modesto to Tulsa; hitting coach Jon Stone moved from Rookie-level Casper to Modesto; former Orioles organization fielding coach Mike Devereaux was hired as hitting coach at Class A Asheville; and former University of Akron assistant coach Drew Saylor was hired as hitting coach at Rookie-level Grand Junction. The Casper franchise recently moved to Grand Junction.

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