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. At present, his team is playing in the World Series against Atlanta Braves and he did marvelous in the first game.
Philip was born in Paducah, Kentucky on March 25, 1993. Phil Maton and Ellen Maton are his parents. His father, Phil, was a track athlete at Eastern Illinois University, where his mother, Ellen, 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.
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||25 March 1993|
|Age (as of 2021)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Paducah, Kentucky, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 93 kg – in Pounds – 206 lbs|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|Brother||Three (Marc, Nick & Jacob Maton)|
|School||Glenwood High School|
|College||Louisiana Tech University|
Phil has not shared about his personal and dating life. He likes to keep his life as private as he can and right now he is just focusing on his career and games.
Phil Maton Net Worth
Phil Maton has an estimated net worth of $1 million to date from his baseball career. As per the reports, he has earned $1,584,650 from his career while he earns 562,900 salaries from his contract.
- 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.