Cubs hire Rob Deer as assistant hitting coach
Deer, who has spent time as a roving hitting instructor for San Diego, hit 230 home runs in 11 major league seasons. He played with Cubs manager Dale Sveum in Milwaukee and will work under hitting coach James Rowson.
Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
SI Now: Make or break year for Danica Patrick
SI Now: Russell Simmons on the benefits of meditation for athletes