Nathan Eovaldi, in full, Nathan Edward Eovaldi, is an American personality and a baseball pitcher playing for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he played minor and major league games for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Miami Marlins, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, and Boston Red Sox.
He made his MLB debut in 2011 and was in the World Series championship, where he was the World Series champion for the Red Sox in 2018. He was selected as an All-Star baseball pitcher in 2021 and 2023.
Nathan Eovaldi Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Net Worth
Nathan Edward Eovaldi was born on 13th February 1990 in Alvin, Texas. He grew up with his loving and caring parents whose names are unknown. He attended Alvin High School in Alvin, Texas, where he was on the baseball team.
When he was in high school, he had to go through Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow in his junior year. Then, in 2008, in his senior year, he was honored with a mention on Texas’ All-State team. He received a scholarship and, thereby, went to Texas A&M University.
Minor League Games
LA Dodgers drafted him in 2008 in the 11 round. However, he lost his appearance for the upcoming games because of his Tommy John surgery. Later, Dodgers management signed him with a sum of $250,000 signing bonus forgoing his commitments with Texas A&M.
In 2008, he played for the Dodgers’ farm system, pitching for the Gulf Coast Dodgers. Then in 2009, he went for the Great Lakes Loons of the Class A Midwest League in 2009. In 2011, he started with 19 games and a record of 6–5 with a 2.62 ERA and became the postseason All-Star team member.
LA Dodgers included Nathan for the MLB season on 6th August 2011. He was selected as the starting pitcher the same night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He has played for the various teams in MLB, and the year-wise list follows: –
- Los Angeles Dodgers – from 2011 to 2012
- Miami Marlins – from 2012 to 2014
- New York Yankees – from 2015 to 2016
- Tampa Bay Rays for only 2018
- Boston Red Sox – starting from 2018 to 2022
- Texas Rangers (since 2023 till present)
On 12th June, Nathan Eovaldi was injured because of lower-back inflammation. He returned to the field and reactivated his games from 15th June 2023. After getting injured because of the shoulder inflammation, he was named or added to the injured list. Then, he returned to the field on 29th September 2022.
In 2022, he had 20 starts with Boston, where he made a record of 6-3 and 3.87 ERA, striking out 103 batters and 109+1⁄3 innings. In November 2022, he was announced as a free agent. After that, on 27th December 2022, he was offered a two-year contract with the Texas Rangers worth $34 million guaranteed.
MLB World Series 2023
Nathan Eovaldi has been named the starting pitcher for Game 1 of the World Series on Friday by the Texas Rangers manager Bruce Bochy. On 27th October 2023, he faced Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen.
This postseason, Nathan Eovaldi stayed undefeated and scored in each of the four starts. The 33-year-old starting pitcher representing the World Series has earlier made a record of 2.42 ERA in 26 innings with seven earned runs.
Nathan Eovaldi Biography
|Real Name||Nathan Edward Eovaldi|
|Birth Date||13 February 1990|
|Age (as of 2023)||33 Years|
|Birth Place||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 98 kg – in Pounds – 217 lbs|
|Who is his wife?||Rebekah Eovaldi|
|Children||Two (Jace, Adeline)|
Nathan Eovaldi is a happy-living married man, and his wife’s name is Rebekah. He is a father of one daughter and one son. The family is known to be residing in Houston. Nathan Eovaldi is unavailable on social media accounts or profiles like Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
Nathan Eovaldi Contract & Net Worth
Initially, Nathan gained $250,000 as a signing bonus while in the Dodgers’ minor leagues. Later, in 2017, he earned $2 million playing with the Tampa Bay Rays for a season. The big leap happened in 2018 when he signed a $68 million, nearly four-year deal with the Red Sox. His journey continued with a new contract in December 2022, scoring a guaranteed $34 million over two years with the Texas Rangers.