Tommy was named the Cubs pitching coach, December 3, 2018 ... 2019 marks his first season as a coach ... joined the Cubs in 2015, previously in the role of advance scouting, run prevention ... Has worked within the Cubs major league pitching infrastructure for the last four seasons, formulating game plans with the coaching staff and assisting pitchers in their game preparation on a daily basis ... Had a 10-year pro pitching career, including parts of two seasons in the majors with Boston (2011) and Kansas City (2012) ... Attended Wichita State University (Kan.) ... was drafted by Boston in the fourth round of the 2004 draft.
Tommy is in his first season as a coach at the professional level.
Tommy appeared in 10 pro seasons in the Boston, Kansas City and Toronto organizations ... made his major league debut in 2011 with Boston and also pitched in 2012 with Kansas City ... Posted no record and a 4.05 ERA (6 ER/13.1 IP) in 17 major league outings, all in relief ... in 2012, he made nine appearances with Kansas City, posting a 2.89 ERA (3 ER/9.1 IP) ... In 10 minor league seasons, he went 26-41 with 10 saves and a 4.02 ERA (305 ER/683.2 IP) ... appeared in 270 minor league contests, including 90 starts and two complete games.