D-backs Roster & Staff

Tim Laker #59

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Is in his second season as the D-backs' assistant hitting coach after serving in various roles in the Indians, Mariners and White Sox organizations.

COACHING CAREER

Spent 2016 as hitting coach with Double-A Akron (Indians)...worked the previous 5 seasons in the White Sox system as hitting coach with Triple-A Charlotte (2011), hitting coordinator (2012-14) and hitting instructor (2015)...In 2008-09, served as catching coordinator for the Indians' Short Season-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers...Posted 110-103 (.516) record over 2 seasons as manager with Short-Season A Mahoning Valley (2007) and Double-A West Tennessee (2010)...led the Diamond Jaxx to the Southern League playoffs in 2010.

PLAYING CAREER

Played professionally for 19 seasons, including parts of 11 seasons in the Majors, hitting .226 with 28 doubles, 11 home runs and 79 RBI in 282 games with Montreal (1992-95), Baltimore (1997), Tampa Bay (1998, 2005), Pittsburgh (1998-99) and Cleveland (2001-04, '06).

PERSONAL

Timothy John Laker...Married to Ginger…has a son, Brandon...Attended Oxnard (Calif.) Community College...Graduated from Simi Valley (Calif.) High School.