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Chad Mottola

Baseball Player
Male
Born Oct 15, 1971
Age 44
Hometown Augusta, Georgia
Team Toronto Blue Jays...
Position Outfielder

Charles Edward "Chad" Mottola is a former Major League Baseball outfielder who is currently the hitting coach for the Las Vegas 51s. He is an alumnus of the University of Central Florida. Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 1st round of the 1992 Major League Baseball Draft (5th overall), Mottola made his major league debut with the Cincinnati Reds on April 22, 1996.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1971 Birth Born on October 15, 1971.

TEENAGE

1989 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Mottola attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, graduating in 1989. … Read More
1991 19 Years Old As a sophomore, Mottola was named the American South Conference's Player of the Week on April 3, 1991, after batting .542 with one home run and eight RBIs in six games. … Read More

TWENTIES

Mottola is an alumnus of the University of Central Florida (UCF), where he played college baseball for the UCF Knights baseball team. A highly regarded prospect, Mottola was selected by the Cincinnati Reds with the fifth overall selection of the 1992 MLB Draft. … Read More
Baseball America rated Mottola as the 71st best prospect in baseball before the 1993 season.
1994 22 Years Old Prior to the 1994 season, Baseball America rated Mottola as the 43rd best prospect in baseball.
Mottola started the 1995 season with the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class-AA Southern League, receiving a promotion to the Class-AAA Indianapolis Indians of the International League that season. … Read More
1996 24 Years Old He made his major league debut with the Cincinnati Reds on April 22, 1996. … Read More
1997 25 Years Old 1 More Event
The Reds added Deion Sanders and Ruben Sierra to their outfield competition for the 1997 season, prompting Mottola to question the Reds commitment to him.
1998 26 Years Old 1 More Event
He spent most of the 1998 season with the Oklahoma City RedHawks of the Class-AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL), but suffered a broken thumb that required surgery, limiting his season.
With the Syracuse SkyChiefs, the Class-AAA affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, in 2000, Mottola batted .309 in 134 games with 505 at-bats, 156 hits, 85 runs, 25 doubles, 3 triples, 33 home runs, 102 RBI, 37 walks, 30 stolen bases and 99 strikeouts. … Read More

THIRTIES

2002 - 2006 5 More Events
2007 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Mottola retired after the 2007 season. … Read More
2008 36 Years Old On October 6, 2008, Mottola was announced as the Blue Jays roving minor league hitting instructor for the 2009 season.
2010 38 Years Old In 2010, he became the hitting coach for the Las Vegas 51s, Toronto's new Class AAA affiliate.
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