Who is Kevin Plawecki ?
Kevin Plawecki is a Major League Baseball catcher with the Boston Red Sox in the United States (MLB). Plawecki attended Purdue University and played college baseball for the Boilermakers before turning professional. He formerly played for the New York Mets and Cleveland Indians in Major League Baseball.
Plawecki was a standout pitcher for Westfield High School. He was an All-American in college and was voted Big Ten Conference Baseball Player of the Year in 2012. In the 2012 MLB draft, the Mets selected him with the 35th overall pick.
|Full Name: Kevin Jeffrey Plawecki|
|Date of Birth: February 26, 1991|
|Birth Place: Hinsdale, Illinois, United States|
|Age: 31 years|
|Marital Status: Married (Tayler Francel m. 2015)|
|Father’s Name: Jeff Plawecki|
|Mother’s Name: Lynne Plawecki|
Kevin Plawecki is 31 Years old.
Personal Life-Single, Girlfriend & Children?
With his parents and younger brother, Plawecki grew up in Westfield, Indiana. His father coached his baseball teams when he was younger. In November 2015, Plawecki married his wife, Tayler. They have two sons together. Plawecki is a devout follower of Christ.
He also played in five postseason games, batting 1-for-7, as the Red Sox advanced to the American League Championship Series. On December 1, Plawecki and the Red Sox agreed to terms on a one-year contract for 2022, reportedly worth $2.25 million.
The Red Sox signed Plawecki to a one-year, $900,000 deal on January 3, 2020. Plawecki batted.342 with one home run and 17 RBIs in 23 games with the 2020 Red Sox.
Plawecki and the Red Sox agreed to a one-year contract for the 2021 season in early December 2020. He was placed on the COVID-19 injured list on February 17, 2021.
He was named to the team’s Opening Day roster in 2021 as a backup to Christian Vázquez. With a left hamstring strain, Plawecki was placed on the disabled list on June 22 and returned to the squad on July 9.
Plawecki appeared in 64 games for Boston during the regular season, batting.287 with three home runs and 15 RBIs.
He has played for the following teams;
- New York Mets (2015–2018)
- Cleveland Indians (2019)
- Boston Red Sox (2020–present)
He earns an annual average salary of $2,250,000.
His net worth is estimated at $1.5 Million.