Anthony Iapoce

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Anthony Iapoce
Chicago Cubs – No. 4
Outfielder / Coach
Born: (1973-08-23) August 23, 1973 (age 46)
Astoria, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Left
Teams

Anthony Joseph Iapoce (born August 23, 1973) is the hitting coach for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Iapoce played college baseball at Lamar University and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 33rd round of the 1994 Major League Baseball Draft.[1] He played in the Brewers organization until 2000 and spent 2002 and 2003 in the Florida Marlins organization, after which he spent 2004 and 2005 playing with the Gary SouthShore Railcats of the independent Northern League.

Prior to the 2016 season, Iapoce was hired by the Texas Rangers to be their hitting coach, a position he held through the 2018 season..

On October 15, 2018 the Chicago Cubs hired Iapoce to be their hitting coach. [2] Iapace began the 2019 season wearing number 43, but switched to number 4 on June 23 upon the call up of Tony Barnette.

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Preceded by
Dave Magadan
Texas Rangers hitting coach
2016-2018
Succeeded by
Luis Ortiz
Preceded by
Chili Davis
Chicago Cubs hitting coach
2019-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent