Gerardo Reyes is a Mexican professional baseball relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels in Major League Baseball (MLB). Before Angels, he used to play for San Diego Padres and he has been playing this game since his childhood.
Gerardo Reyes is a well-known baseball player who was born in Mexico on May 13th, 1993. Reyes went to high school in Hidalgo, Texas. Galveston College, located in Galveston, Texas, was his alma mater. He played in four games as a freshman in 2013, but was injured and unable to return for his second year.
Gerardo Reyes Career
Reyes was signed by the Tampa Bay Rays on August 11, 2013, as an undrafted free agent following a tryout. In 2014, he made his professional debut with the Hudson Valley Renegades of the Low–New York–Penn League. He compiled a 2–1 win–loss record with a 4.08 earned run average (ERA) in 33 innings pitched.
San Diego Padres
Reyes was moved to the San Diego Padres in December 2014 as part of a three-team trade involving Tampa Bay, San Diego, and the Washington Nationals that also featured Wil Myers, Tre Turner, and Steven Souza. After sitting out in 2015, he pitched for both the Fort Wayne TinCaps of the Class A Midwest League and the Lake Elsinore Storm of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2016, compiling a combined 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.59 over 52.3 innings.
He returned to Lake Elsinore in 2017, going 3-3 with a 2.63 ERA in 613 innings. He spent the 2018 season between Lake Elsinore and the San Antonio Missions of the Double-A Texas League, going 1-3 with a 2.77 ERA in 55 innings. After the 2018 season, he was included on the Padres’ 40-man roster.
His 2019 campaign began with the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas of the Pacific Coast League, where he went 4-2 with an earned run average of 3.57 over 45 and one-third innings. His debut in the major leagues occurred on April 12, 2019. On his first professional pitching appearance, he went 2.3 innings of relief and picked up a victory. Reyes was 4-0 with a 7.62 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 26 innings for the Padres in 2019.
Los Angeles Angels
Reyes was sent to the Los Angeles Angels on August 30, 2020, in exchange for Jason Castro. He did not suit up for the Angels since the minor league season was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Reyes was removed from the 40-man roster via an outright release on March 5, 2021. Due to a strain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow, Reyes went for Tommy John surgery and missed the 2021 season.
Reyes was sent to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees following his return from injury in 2022. With a 3-4 record, a 3.74 ERA, 58 strikeouts, and 6 save in 45.2 innings of work, he made 46 appearances throughout the season.
On August 26, 2022, Reyes was picked for the 40-man roster and added to the active squad. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Toronto Blue Jays restricted the travel of Taylor Ward, Aaron Loup, and Ryan Tepera. Reyes allowed one run on three hits and three walks over the course of two innings spanning two relief appearances.
On August 29th, he was demoted to Triple-A after being taken off the 40-man roster. He chose free agency at the end of the season, on November 10. Reyes re-signed with the Angels on a minor league contract on December 31, 2022. In 19 appearances for Triple-A Salt Lake in 2023, he had a 4.64 ERA with 32 strikeouts in 2113 innings pitched. After Ben Joyce went on the disabled list with an injury on June 10, 2023, Reyes was called up to the major leagues.
Gerardo Reyes Biography
|Real Name||Gerardo Reyes|
|Birth Date||13 May 1993|
|Age (as of 2023)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||Ciudad Victoria, Mexico|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 88 kg – in Pounds – 195 lbs|
|Who is his girlfriend?||None|
Gerardo Reyes is single at this moment. He may be in a relationship, but for the time being, he would rather keep it a secret. He is totally dedicated to his career at the moment.
Gerardo Reyes Net Worth
The current net worth of Gerardo Reyes is $1.5 Million. He amassed his fortune from his career as a baseball player. With his growing career, he is to earn more and add more to his fortune.