Cole Tucker - Bio, Net Worth, Parents, Affair, Girlfriend, Current Team, Pirates, Draft, MLB, Spring Training, Hockey, Fangraphs, Homerun, Age, Height
Cole Bryson Tucker, professionally known as Cole Tucker is an American baseball shortstop. He currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB). He bats with both hands and throws with the right. The Pirates selected him in the first round with 24th overall pick in the 2014 MLB draft. He played high school baseball at Mountain Pointe High School. He has posted batting .333 Batting Average, 1 Home Run, and 2 Runs Batted In as of April 2019.
Cole Tucker Hits Winning Home Run In His MLB Debut Match
Cole Tucker hit his first MLB home run in his MLB debut against the San Francisco Giants on 20 April 2019. The 22-years old shortstop had the biggest day of his career.
He got his first major league in his third at-bat, hitting a two-run home run off Derek Holland over the center field wall at PNC Park to give the Pirates a 3-1 lead. His home run became the game-winning hit after the game was called due to rain.
The 22-years old Tucker's parents witnessed his biggest day from the stand.
What is Cole Tucker Famous For?
- Got his first major league home run in his MLB debut in April 2019.
Where was Cole Tucker Born?
Cole Tucker was born on 3 July 1996. His birth name is Cole Bryson Tucker. He was born to a father, Jackie Tucker, and a mother, Erin Tucker. His birth place is in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. He holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
He attended Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Arizona. He played baseball there. He has committed to play college baseball for the Arizona Wildcats.
The Pittsburgh Pirates selected Tucker in the first round with the 24th overall selection of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.
He signed with the Pirates on June 2014 for a signing bonus worth $1,800,000.
He spent 2014 with the Gulf Coast League Pirates. He batted .267 with a .724 OPS.
He spent 2015 with the West Virginia Power. He posted a .293 batting average along with 25 stolen bases.
He returned to the Power in 2016.
He was promoted to the Bradenton Marauders in 2016. He batted a combined .242 with two home runs and 27 RBIs between both teams.
He began the 2017 season with Bradenton.
He was promoted to the Altoona Curve in July 2017.
He posted a .275 batting average, 6 home runs, 50 RBIs, and 47 stolen bases in 110 total games in the 2017 campaign.
MLB.com ranked Tucker as Pittsburgh's fifth-best prospect going into the 2018 season.
The Pirates added him to their 40-man roster after the season.
He opened the 2019 season with the Indianapolis Indians.
He was called up to the major league roster on 20 April 2019.
He made his major league debut on 20 April 2019 against the San Francisco Giants.
He got his first major league hit in his third bat, hitting a two-home run off Derek Holland over the center field wall at PNC Park to give the Pirates a 3-1 lead. His home run became the game-winning hit after the game was called due to rain.
He played for the United States national baseball team in the 2013 U18 Baseball World Cup.
Who is Cole Tucker Dating?
Cole Tucker is unmarried. However, information about his relationship status is not available. He might be dating someone. No rumors regarding his affair have surfaced yet.
What are Cole Tucker Body Measurements?
Cole Tucker stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 205 lbs. He as an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.
What is Cole Tucker Net Worth?
He is a young and aspiring baseball player. The Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in 2014 MLB draft and signed a signing bonus worth $1,800,000. His earning comes from playing professional baseball. As of 2019, his net worth is under evaluation.