Brusdar Graterol is a Venezuelan Professional Baseball player for Los Angeles Dodgers an MLB team. He has previously played for Minnesota Twins. He batting and throwing with his right hand and is positioned as a pitcher. With his outstanding performance, he has earned Southern League All-Star honors.
Brusdar Graterol was born on 26th August 1998 in Calabozo, Venezuela. The name of his mother is Ismalia but the details about his father are not available in the public domain. He has also not shared details about his siblings. At a young age, he enjoyed being an active sports player. Brusdar has not shared details about his educational qualification with the media yet. He showed interest in playing sport at a young age. Soon he decided to train in playing Baseball, he visited various academies for his training.
Brusdar Graterol Career
Brusdar was encouraged to play Baseball by three athletes in his family. He grew up playing baseball on the streets as it was not organized in his area and was difficult for players to get noticed. As a teenager, he traveled for a tryout to Venezuelan Baseball Academy just so that his game was noticed. But he worked hard and his mom also supported him as the academy was not interested in him. In 2014 he was signed as an international free agent with Minnesota Twins. Next year he made his professional debut and played a match against Dominican Summer League Twins.
He also pithed for Gulf Coast Twins and Elizabethton Twins. In 2018 he started with Cedar Rapids Kernels and was later promoted to Fort Myers Miracle. In 2019 he started playing with Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The same year in September he was selected and promoted to the Major Leagues. He made his major league debut against Detroit Tigers. His score in 10 games was 9.2 pitched innings and struck out 10 batters. On 10th February 2020, he was traded to Los Angeles Dodgers for Kenta Maeda, Jair Camargo, and cash considerations.
Due to the covid 19 pandemic, he appeared only in 23 games as the season was shortened. He played against Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, and the second game of the wild card series. In 2021 he pitched in 34 games with an ERA of 4.59. Recently he saved game 4 of NLDS with a score of 7-2 wins with his pitch. He made a 102.5 mph sinker and his fans are in utter disbelief.
Brusdar Graterol Biography
|Real Name||Brusdar Javier Graterol|
|Birth Date||26 August 1998|
|Age (as of 2021)||23 Years|
|Birth Place||Calabozo, Venezuela|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 120 kg – in Pounds – 265 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Brusdar is married to Allison Landa. They tied their wedding knots on 22nd January 2021. Together they have been living a happy and luxurious life. He also likes to keep his personal and work life separate and also away from the media.
Brusdar Graterol Net Worth
Brusdar Graterol has earned a lot as a professional baseball player. His salary is estimated at around $590,500. According to sources the details about his net worth have not been shared with the media yet. He also earns by attending events and sponsorship.
- He was raised by his mother and grandparents, Leovardo and Miriam Castillo.
- His nickname is Bazooka.
- He belongs to a small farming town near Calabozo.
- His mother and grandmother played on a softball team called Angelinas.
- According to Baseball Almanac the players are usually from Caracas, Maracaibo, Maracay, and Valencia but he is the only one from Calabozo.
- In 2016 he underwent Tommy John Surgery and returned the next year.