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Blake Doyle

COACHING CAREER: Blake Doyle returns to the Rockies for his third season coaching at the professional level after spending the previous 33 years as an instructor at the Doyle Baseball Academy in Lakeland, Fla … Doyle was named the Rockies hitting coach on Nov. 26, 2013 … under Doyle, the Rockies have lead the NL in total runs from 2014-15 (1,492), hits (3,030), doubles (581), home runs (372), batting average (.271) and slugging percentage (.439) … Doyle is the CEO and a founding member of the Doyle Baseball Academy, which he runs with his brother Denny … the academy is considered one of the nation's premier baseball academies, working with such Major League players as Jeff Baker, Casey Blake, J.D. Drew, Charles Johnson, Paul Konerko, Derek Lee, Paul Lo Duca, Gary Sheffield, Tim Wakefield, Raul Ibanez and Rockies Manager Walt Weiss during their youth and professional playing days.

PLAYING CAREER: Doyle played parts of nine Minor League seasons in the Baltimore and Cincinnati organizations from 1972-80, after being selected by Baltimore in the fourth round of the 1972 First-Year Player Draft … he spent his last four seasons of professional baseball at the Triple-A level … over his career, Doyle hit .269 (856-for-3186) in 906 games.

PERSONAL: Doyle and his wife Jean Anne have been married for 39 years … they have one son, Matt, who along with his wife Katie have a daughter, Lilly