Cubs Roster & Staff

Terrmel Sledge #1

Terrmel was named the club's assistant hitting coach, December 6, 2018...2020 will mark his second season as a coach at the major league level...previously was in the Cubs organization as the hitting coach with Single-A Eugene in 2015...Spent the 2017-18 seasons as a hitting coach in the Dodgers minor league system, including with Double-A Tulsa last season...Drafted by the Mariners in the eighth round of the 1999 draft out of Long Beach State (1998-99)...began his collegiate career at Cal-State Northridge (1996-97)...Graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, Calif.

COACHING CAREER

Terrmel is in his second season as a coach in the majors...made his coaching debut in 2015 with the Cubs Single-A Eugene affiliate...spent the 2017-18 seasons in the Dodgers organization as a hitting coach. 

PLAYING CAREER

Terrmel spent parts of four seasons in the majors with Montreal/Washington (2004-05) and San Diego (2006-07)...batted .247 (174-for-705) in 291 games with 25 homers and 100 RBI...The left-handed hitting outfielder played minor league baseball for parts of seven seasons from 1999 to 2007, batting .309 (758-for-2,455) in 667 career appearances...Played in the Nippon Professional Baseball League in Japan from 2008-12.