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Terrmel Sledge #1

Terrmel was named the club's assistant hitting coach, December 6, 2018 ... 2019 will mark his first 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 last two 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 first season as a coach in the majors ... made his coaching debut in 2015 with the Cubs Single-A Eugene affiliate ... spent the last two 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.