Phil Maton Biography

Phil Maton is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros in the United States (MLB). He formerly played for the Cleveland Indians and the San Diego Padres. Phil rose to prominence during the World Series last season against Atlanta Braves and ever since then, he is doing wonders for the Astros team in the MLB playoffs in 2023 season as well. 

Early Life

Philip was born in Paducah, Kentucky on March 25, 1993. Phil Maton and Ellen Maton are his parents and they both were associated with sports. His father was a track athlete at Eastern Illinois University, whereas his mother was a volleyball player. Maton’s two younger siblings also play baseball in a Springfield suburb. Jacob is a pitcher who was picked by the Mariners in 2018 but chose to play collegiate baseball at Coastal Carolina. Nick is a shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies. He has three brothers in all. Maton was a baseball player for Louisiana Tech University after graduating from Glenwood High School in Chatham, Illinois.

Phil Maton Career

Maton was selected in the 20th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draught by the San Diego Padres. That year, he made his professional debut with the Tri-City Dust Devils of the Short Season-A league. He appeared in 38 games for the three teams, recording a 5–3 record, 1.74 ERA, and 78 strikeouts in 513 innings. After the season, he played with the Peoria Stars in the Arizona Fall League. He was called up by the Padres on June 11, 2017, after Jake Esch was designated for assignment. Maton pitched in a middle relief position for the rest of the season with the big league team. With a 4.19 ERA and 46 strikeouts in 43 innings pitched across 46 games, he concluded the season with a 4.19 ERA and 46 strikeouts.

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Maton began 2018 with Triple-A El Paso, but when Wil Myers went on the disabled list on April 4, he was quickly summoned to the majors. He was placed on the disabled list on May 13 with a strained lat, but he returned to the squad on June 21 after a rehab assignment. Maton was dealt with the Cleveland Indians on July 12, 2019, in return for international bonus pool allotments. He went on to pitch in 9 games with Cleveland, putting up a 2.92 ERA in 1213 innings. Maton pitched in 23 games with the Cleveland Indians in 2020, posting a 3-3 record with a 4.57 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 21.2 innings pitched. Phil Maton was traded to the Houston Astros on July 30, 2021, along with Yainer Diaz, for Myles Straw.

Phil Maton Biography

Real Name Phillip Louis Maton III
Birth Date March 25, 1993
Age (as of 2023) 30 Years
Birth Place Paducah, Kentucky, United States
Nationality American
Profession Baseball Pitcher
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aries

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 93 kg  –  in Pounds –  206 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic

Family

Father Phil Maton
Mother Ellen Maton
Sister
Brother Three (Marc, Nick & Jacob Maton)

Qualification/Education

School Glenwood High School
College Louisiana Tech University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Katelynn Cook
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Personal life

Phil married Katelynn Cook in November 2021, however, it’s not revealed how or when they met for the first time. They both were students at Louisiana Tech University and completed their graduation so it is likely they might have fallen in love during their college days. Still being the wife of a famous MLB player, Katelynn likes to stay away from media and that’s why information about their personal life is kept hidden. Katelynn co-founded a strength and conditioning studio called Game Day Physios and she serves as a Physical Therapy Doctor there. 

Phil Maton Net Worth

Phil signed only a year contract with Houston Astros worth $2.55 million which means he gets an annual salary of $2.55 million in 2023. He will enter the next season if the Astros management doesn’t extend his contract by the end of this season.

Trivia

  • In 2015 he received the Tri-city dust devils award.
  • He made his major league debut pitching against the Kansas City Royals on June 11, 2017, as a member of the Padres.

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