German Marquez is a talented Venezuelan Professional Baseball Pitcher. He bats and throws with his right hand. On 8th September 2016, he made a debut for the Major League Baseball team named Colorado Rookies and has an Earned run average of 4.16 and strikeouts of 734. In 2018 he won Silver Slugger Award.
German was born on 22nd February 1995 in Puerto Ordaz, Guayana City, Venezuela. The details about his parents have not yet been shared with the media. At a young age, he was very much into playing sports and showed active participation in school as well. German has completed his high school education but the details about the schooling have not been shared with the media yet. He has also not shared detail about his further and higher studies. By looking at his career we can say that he has been professionally trained for playing baseball.
German Marquez Career
In June 2011 he signed a contract with Tampa Bay Rays as an International Free Agent and he was later added to their 40-man roster after the 2015 season. On 28th January 2016, he was traded to Colorado Rookies in exchange for Corey Dickerson and Kevin Padlo. Later on, on 6th September 2016, he was promoted to Major Leagues. In 2017 he had a score of 4.39 ERA in 162 innings, notching a 1.38 WHIP and 147 strikeouts.
Next year he had a score of 3.77 ERA in 33 starts with 230 strikeouts in 196 innings pitched. In 2019 he and Rookies signed a contract for 5 years’ worth $43 million. He played 28 games, won 12 games, and scored 4.76 ERA before he was placed on the injured list. Next year he had a score of 3.75 ERA in 13 starts. He also had the lowest fielding percentage which was .750.
German Marquez Biography
|Real Name||Germán Andres Márquez|
|Birth Date||February 22, 1995|
|Age (as of 2021)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||San Felix, Bolivar, Venezuela|
|Profession||Professional Baseball Pitcher|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 104 kg – in Pounds – 230 lbs|
|Who is his wife?||Dilvanny Marquez|
|Children||One (Damian Marquez)|
German is married to Dilvanny Marquez. They tied their knot in an intimate wedding ceremony. The couple is also blessed with a 19-month-old son named Damian. Recently his family has got U.S. Visa and can meet more often.
German Marquez Net Worth
German has earned a lot from his baseball career and currently abide under a 1-year contract worth $600,000. He earns a lot from the prize money of the competition and earns an annual salary of around $600,000. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $1.1 million. Some other sources of his income are from sponsors and by attending various events.
- He had the highest zone percentage of all major league pitchers and the score was 53.2% pitches were in the strike zone in2017.
- He also finished fifth in the National League Rookie of the Year voting in 2017.
- In 2018 he hits his first career home run off second baseman.
- On 26th September 2018, he tied a major league record by striking out the first eight batters of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
- He had an injury where his right arm had an inflammation.
- On 15th July 2019, he had a career-worst of 11 runs in only 2.2 innings.