In this shortened season, Tim Hyers has faced a daunting challenge as the Red Sox hitting coach

Red Sox In this shortened season, Tim Hyers has faced a daunting challenge as the Red Sox hitting coach Red Sox hitting coach Tim Hyers thrives on intimate communication with his players. To Hyers, hitting is sort of a collaboration, an open forum where a collective group of ideas are meshed together in the hopes of creating a finished — and successful — product on the field. Oftentimes, those ideas often are generated in hitters’ meetings or the video room.