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Who is Adley Rutschman?
Adley Stan Rutschman is a professional American notable baseball catcher for the Baltimore Orioles of MLB (Major League Baseball). While at college, he played college baseball for the Oregon State Beavers. And in the year 2019, he was named the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Year. In the 2019 MLB draft, he was selected with the first overall selection by the Orioles and he signed for $8.1 million at the time the highest MLB draft signing bonus ever.
How Old Is Adley Rutschman?
He is 24 years old as of May 2022, having been born on February 6, 1998, in Portland, Oregon, U.S. Adley shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Bob Marley (1945-1981), Rick Astley, Charlie Heaton, Babe Ruth (1895-1948), Joe Bartolozzi, Mike Farrell, and many more.
Adley Rutschman Family
Who are Adley Rutschman Parents?
He was born to Randy Rutschman (Father) and Carol Rutschman (Mother). Adley is the grandson of a former football and baseball coach, Ad Rutschman.
Does Adley Rutschman have Siblings?
He has a younger sister by the name of Josie Rutschman.
Adley Rutschman Education
He received his high school education at Sherwood High School. After high school, he attended Oregon State University.
Adley Rutschman Marital Status
He is in a relationship with Alli Schwarm.
Adley Rutschman Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case of new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Adley Rutschman Career
An Amateur Career
Before turning pro, he played high school baseball and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 40th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. However, he did not sign with the Mariners but instead opted to attend Oregon State University where he played college baseball for the Beavers. While at college, he played as a placekicker in his freshman year. In his freshman year in baseball, he played in 61 games, hitting .234/.322/.306 with two home runs and 33 runs batted in (RBI).
He went on to play collegiate summer baseball after the 2017 season with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League. In 2018 as a sophomore, he batted .408/.505/.628 with nine home runs and 83 RBIs thus helping lead Oregon State to win the 2018 College World Series, their 3rd NCAA Division I Baseball National Championship. Moreover, Adley was named College World Series Most Outstanding Player after he had 17 hits, a College World Series record, and 13 RBIs in the series. In his junior season in 2019, he batted .411/.575/.751 with 17 home runs and 58 RBIs. That year also, he was named by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper the 2019 Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year.
A Professional Career
In the 2019 Major League Baseball draft, he was selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the first overall selection. Moreover, he also signed for $8.1 million, thus becoming the highest signing bonus at the time. He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast League Orioles, and after five games he was promoted to the Aberdeen IronBirds. His exemplary performance with the IronBirds after only three weeks led him to be promoted to the Class A Delmarva Shorebirds of the South Atlantic League.
Between the three clubs in over 37 games played, he slashed .254/.351/.423 with four home runs and 26 RBIs. After the canceled 2020 minor league season, Adley was assigned to the Double-A Bowie Baysox to start the 2021 season. He was selected to play in the All-Star Futures Game in June 2021. In 80 games with Bowie, he was promoted to Triple-A Norfolk Tides on August 9, 2021, after slashing a .271/.392/.508 with 18 home runs and 55 RBIs.
In 43 games played with Norfolk, he batted a .312/.405/.490 with 5 home runs and 20 RBIs. Adley competed for a spot on the Orioles 2022 Opening Day roster but missed the start because of a strained tricep muscle. On April 26, he began a rehabilitation assignment with Aberdeen. For the first time on May 21, 2022, he was promoted to the major leagues. In his first debut in the major league which happened that day, he got the start playing catcher and batting 6th in the lineup. His first major league at-bat resulted in a strikeout, but two at-bats later, he got his first hit, which resulted in a triple.
Adley Rutschman Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 2inches (1.88m) and a weight of 98kg (216lbs)
Adley Rutschman Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $700,000 and a net worth of $1.5 million.