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Kidney stone sends hitting coach Presley home

Kidney stone sends hitting coach Presley home

Kidney stone sends hitting coach Presley home
ANAHEIM -- Orioles hitting coach Jim Presley is not with the team after kidney stone issues crept up prior to Thursday's series finale in Chicago.

Presley, who spent Thursday night in a hospital in Chicago, flew back to Baltimore on Friday and will rejoin the team next week after it returns home. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said the Orioles won't have an interim hitting coach, but will have a few guys help out with the duties. Coaches DeMarlo Hale and John Russell both threw some batting practice on Friday.

"He's in a lot of pain," Showalter said. "He hasn't passed it so he's going to try to go figure out the three options that you have."

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