Shane Baz is a bright prospect playing in Tokyo Olympic from Team USA in baseball. He is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Tampa Bay Rays. The whole country is expecting his absolute best performance in the upcoming matches in order to win a medal in baseball at Olympics 2021.
Shane Austin Baz was born on June 17 in the year 1999 in Cypress, Texas, United States. Talking about his family then we could only discover his parents are Raj Baz and his mother is Tammy Baz. Apart from this, he hasn’t disclosed any kind of information about his siblings and early life. Baz went to Tomball, Texas’ Concordia Lutheran High School. He posted a 1.06 earned run average (ERA) and 46 strikeouts in 23 innings as a junior. In 2016, Baz was a part of the American national team. Baz has committed to play college baseball at Texas Christian University (TCU).
Shane Baz Career
Baz with the 12th overall pick in the 2017 Major League Baseball draught, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him as one of the best prospects. A few days after the draught, he formally signed with the Pirates. Baz pitched for the Pirates of the Gulf Coast League in 2017, going 0–3 with a 3.80 ERA in 23.2 innings pitched. Going into the 2018 season, MLB.com ranked Baz as Pittsburgh’s third-best prospect. He pitched for the Appalachian League’s Rookie-level Bristol Pirates. On August 14, the Tampa Bay Rays acquired Baz as a player to be named later in a transaction that saw the Pirates send Tyler Glasnow and Austin Meadows to the Rays in exchange for Chris Archer.
In the Appalachian League, the Rays assigned him to the Princeton Rays. Baz went 4-5 with a 4.47 ERA and a 1.62 WHIP in 12 starts between Bristol and Princeton. Baz began the 2019 season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in extended spring training before reporting to the team in early May. He went 3-2 with a 2.99 ERA in 17 starts with Bowling Green, striking out 87 batters in 81+13 innings. Following the season, he was selected to play for the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League. Baz was chosen to play in the All-Star Futures Game in June 2021. Baz was named to the squad of the United States national baseball team for the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 2, 2021. (Contested in 2021).
Shane Baz Biography
|Real Name||Shane Austin Baz|
|Birth Date||June 17, 1999|
|Age (as of 2021)||22 Years|
|Birth Place||Cypress, Texas, USA|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 186 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 86 kg – in Pounds – 190 lbs|
|Hair Color||Light Blonde|
|Eye Color||Light Green|
|School||Concordia Lutheran, Tomball, TX|
|College||Texas Christian University|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Not Known|
When it comes to his dating and relationship status he is single. He doesn’t have a girlfriend, as a matter of fact, we also couldn’t find anything about his previous relationships or engagements, and he doesn’t have any children.
Shane Baz Net worth
Being a professional player in the USA, he is definitely making quite enough money from it. Now, when it comes to his net worth, Shane Baz’s net worth is projected to be approximately $2 million.
- Baz was named to the squad of the United States national baseball team for the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 2, 2021
- Baz began the 2019 season with the Bowling Green Hot Rods in extended spring training before reporting to the team in early May.
- In 2016, Baz was a part of the American national team.
- He posted a 1.06 earned run average (ERA) and 46 strikeouts in 23 innings as a junior.