Terry Lee “TJ” Friedl (born August 14, 1995) is an American Major League Baseball outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds (MLB).
In 2016, he signed with the Reds after playing college baseball for the Nevada Wolf Pack, getting the highest bonus ever given to an undrafted free agent. Friedl made his Major League Baseball debut in 2021.
Friedl went to Foothill High School in Pleasanton, California, where he played basketball and baseball. He was a three-year letterman for the baseball team, with a.308 batting average.
He enrolled in the University of Nevada, Reno, and joined the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team as a walk-on. As a freshman, he batted.216 in 37 at-bats.
Friedl opted to take a redshirt year to retain a season of eligibility after being advised he would only play minimally as a sophomore. Friedl had greater playing time in his junior year.
Friedl spent the 2019 season with the Chattanooga Lookouts, hitting .235/.347/.385/.732 with five home runs and 28 RBIs. He did not play in 2020 due to the cancellation of the Minor League Baseball season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2021, he played for the Louisville Bats, hitting .264/.357/.422/.779 with 12 home runs and 36 RBIs.
TJ Friedl is currently not married, at his age, he may have a girlfriend, but it is not confirmed as TJ Friedl values his privacy.