Yasmani Grandal was born on 8 November 1988 in Havana, Cuba. He played baseball since his childhood and was even drafted on a Junior National Team.
In November 2019, he made into the headlines, after he signed a multi-million dollar contract with one of the all-time most celebrated teams, The Chicago White Sox. Here know the details on the deal, his net worth, and income sources.
How Much Was The Contract Deal?
The White Sox has been going through a hard time for a decade. In 2005, the Chicago White Sox won the World Series in 2005 but had been struggling since then.
Now, the American professional baseball team has signed four years contract worth $73 million with catcher Yasmani Grandal. The $73 million deal is considered the most significant contract in the history of the franchise.
Some of the franchises' other multi-million deals are:
The manager of Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball Rick Renteria said;
“My feeling was he was probably going to come here. He was also selling himself to us. You’re bringing a young man who has got experience in those high-leverage type situations, and hopefully, that will be a part that helps us continue to move to the next phase of who we are as White Sox."
After signing the deal, Grandal would earn an average salary of $18.2 million per year for the next four years.
Previously, he was in a year agreement with the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers cost Yasmani Grandal around $18.25 million; however, Grandal buyout $2.25 million and took only $16 million.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Yasmani Grandal After Signing A $73 Million Worth Contract?
Yasmani Grandal is estimated to be worth over $20 million as of 2019, which is reported to increase in upcoming years.
He mainly gathers his fortune from his professional career as a Cuban-American professional baseball player of Major League Baseball. He debuted in the MLB on 2 June 2012.
Before he was drafted in MLB, he signed a 4-year contract worth $3.2 million for the Arizona League Reds. Coming till 2019, he has played for teams like:
San Diego Padres
2012 to 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers
2015 to 2018
Moreover, he was also active in high school baseball activities. As of now, he often visits his now Highschool team, the Miami Springs Sr. high school baseball team.
From now, Yasmani Grandal will be playing for the Chicago White Sox. As per sources, he may be the star of the team right now as well as the key to be on the rise.