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Named Phillies hitting coach on 11/10/17... Previously served as the major league hitting coach for CHI from 2015-17... In 2016, the World Series Champion Cubs ranked 2nd in the majors in OBP (.343) and third in runs scored (808)... With CHI, coached the 2015 NL Rookie of the Year and 2016 NL MVP (Kris Bryant) and guided Anthony Rizzo (2016) and Jake Arrieta (2016) to NL Silver Slugger Awards... Was the major league hitting coach for MIA (2010-11) and HOU (2013-14)... From 2002-10 worked as minor league hitting coordinator for FLA before being named interim major league hitting coach in June of 2010... Was a minor league hitting coach for MTL at Ottawa (AAA, 2001)... Began his coaching career with MIL as a hitting coach for Beloit (A, 1996-97; 99), Stockton (A, 1998) and Huntsville (AA, 2000).


Selected by the Phillies in the 12th round of the June 1991 draft... Played 2 seasons in the Phillies minor league system for Martinsville (1991) and Spartanburg (1992).


John Donald Mallee (pronounced MAY-lee)… Married Candy Wiedeman (3/11/95); has two sons, John III (1/25/99) and Austin (5/19/04)… Attended Chicago State University and the University of Illinois, where he majored in kinesiology.

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