Chris Prieto

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Chris Prieto

Christian Michael Prieto

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Biographical Information[edit]

Chris Prieto is the twin brother of Rick Prieto. Both were selected in the 1993 amateur draft. Chris made it to the majors, albeit briefly; Rick did not.

In 2011, Prieto became a coach with the Eugene Emeralds, a position he retained in 2012. He became a manager with the Pulaski Mariners in 2013. In 2015 he joined the parent Seattle Mariners coaching staff as a "quality control coach". He was named first base coach for the 2018 squad. In 2019, he was third base and outfield coach, but was let go at the end of the season. In 2022, he joined the Tampa Bay Rays as the first base coach.

He coached for the New Zealand national team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.

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