American professional baseball first baseman and outfielder for the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball, Mark Trumbo, has distinguished himself as a player with that unique skill one cannot help but recognize.
Having played for such clubs as Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Arizona Diamondbacks in the past, the Outfielder, First Baseman, and designated hitter already have a baseball career that has spanned for about a decade. Although he is being argued to lack batting consistency and defensive ability, there’s no doubt he has a big-time power and the ability to drive in plenty of runs at all levels. Find out more about this professional player – his salary, body statistics and personal life.
Trumbo was born on January 16, 1986, in Anaheim, California and he began playing baseball in his high school years in Villa Park, California. At Villa Park, he was a pitcher and infielder, and for his dexterity in the game, he emerged the 2005 High School All-American having a hit of .425 with an impressive 10-2 with a 2.20 ERA on the mound. His professional career, however, started with the Los Angeles Angels where he was selected in the 18th round (533rd overall) of the 2004 MLB Draft.
Trumbo could not make it to the league until September 11, 2010, when he debuted as a pinch hitter for Mike Napoli, another American professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter (DH) who played with the Los Angels of Anaheim from 2006 to 2010. He then made his first All-Star team in 2012 after hitting his first career home run on April 12, 2011. The same year, he scored six RBIs on two three-run home runs in a game against the Denver-based Colorado Rockies. His clear display of prowess led to his selection as the 2012 Home Run Derby by AL captain Robinson Cano. Trumbo continued with the Angels all through his 2013 season where he batted .234/.294/.453 in 620 at-bats.
Mark Trumbo’s 2014 season was with the Arizona Diamondbacks, also known as the D-backs. The Phoenix-based professional baseball franchise bought him from the Angels in a three-team trade and with them he was able to hit his 100th career home run against the Rockies. Trumbo ended the season with a .235/.293/.415 in 328 at-bats despite suffering from a stress fracture in his left foot that led to him being placed on a 15-day disabled list.
On June 3, 2015, he was traded, alongside the Mexican-American professional baseball pitcher Vidal Nuño, for Wellington Castillo and Dominic Leone and Gabby Guerrero of the Seattle Mariners. He later ended with the Baltimore Orioles in December 2015 after the Mariners traded him for Steve Clevenger.
So far Trumbo has made a name for himself with the Baltimore’s, winning such awards as the AL Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year Award and the Silver Slugger Award. Trumbo did not also only earned his 200th career home run off of CC Sabathia, he ended his 2017 season with a .234/.289/.397 in 559 at-bats. He, however, started his 2018 season on the disabled list but was activated on May 1st.
Wife And Children
Mark Trumbo is married to his sweetheart, Kristy Trumbo. The two got married in 2009 and has since then kept their family life a secret. The player, however, lives in New York with his wife and children.
Height, Weight And Body Stats
The Baltimore Orioles outfielder is 1.93 meters tall and his body weight is 107 kg. Taking a peek at his height, Mark is two inches taller than Manny Machado the professional baseball third baseman and shortstop for the Baltimore Orioles. He is also three inches taller than Adam LaMarque Jones his co-professional baseballer playing as a center fielder with the Baltimore Orioles of MLB.
Despite being passionate about his baseball career, Mark is also a good traveler and he has a strong flair for music.
Mark Trumbo’s Salary And Net worth
Still playing with the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball, the two-time All-Star, and Silver Slugger Award winner Mark Trumbo earns about $12.5 million as salary as part of a three-year, $37.5 million contract he re-signed with the team. The contract which was signed in 2016 – the year he was made the MLB home run leader, is expected to expire after the 2019 season when he would become a free agent. His net worth, however, is placed at $12 million according to Forbes.