You read it first right here on RHM: Brook Jacoby has been hired as the Reds' hitting coach, replacing Chris Chambliss.
Jacoby was with the Reds farm system as a coach from 2000-2002. He's also got some experience at the MLB level, serving as interim hitting coach with the Rangers.
As a player, Jacoby played 11 seasons (primarily at 3B) with the Indians, Braves, and A's. He was an All-Star in 1986 and 1990. He retired as a player after the 1992 season.