Know About Derek Dietrich; Stats, Wedding, Parents, Age, Net Worth

Published Date: 29 May, 2019 Updated date: 29 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Born as Derek Richard Dietrich, age 29 is just a few months old to his new MBL team. He is still to improve his playing stats but his recent multi-million signing is worth the watch.

American professional baseball outfielder Derek Dietrich plays for MLB team, Cincinnati Reds. He had played for his college team including some shaky minor league games before commencing a proper MLB career.

Derek Dietrich Bio & Family

The MLB star was born on 18 July 1989 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents, Richard and Cathi Dietrich. His mother, Cathi, was a daughter of late legendary MLB star, Steve Demeter.

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Derek went to St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio. His other family includes his sister, Dawn Dietrich; a great amateur and professional figure skater. He stands at the height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.93 m ) tall and weighs around 91 kg.

Career & Net Worth

Derek career as an MLB player commenced after the Houston Astros picked him in the third round, of the 2007 draft. However, he did not agree and rather chose Georgia Institute of Technology to play for the college team. Some years later, he played Minor leagues games for The Tampa Bay Rays after he came to the 79th overall selection, in the 2010 draft. The Marlins assigned Dietrich to the Jacksonville Suns of the Southern League at the start of the 2013 season.

Derek Dietrich MLB stats (Picture: ESPN)

Almost three years later, the Marlins made his debut in the important MLB game on 8 May 2013. However, the poor defensive record did not permit him to play, so he was taken to New Orleans Zephyrs of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League in June 2014. Some months later, he got back to Marlins team, and in 2016 season, his stats were batted .279. After six years of playing ups and downs, Derek went to Reds on 19 February 2019. As if for now, Derek’s net worth must be shinning in millions of rupees after agreeing upon a year contract worth $2,000,000 with Reds in 2019.

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Has Derek Performed Wedding Rituals?

The 29-year-old is yet to exchange any wedding vows but has the most caring partner. Yes, he is in a relationship with Puerto Rican professional tennis player, Monica Puig since February 2017. His girlfriend was born as Monica Puig Marchán on 27 September 1993 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her Cuban American father, José Puig, and a Puerto Rican mother, Astrid Marchán raised her. She is the 2016 gold medal winner at the Summer Olympics.

Derek Dietrich with partner Monica at the Great American Ball Park on 10 April 2019 (Picture: Monica’s Instagram)

Well, the couple is yet to give any official announcement about their engagement or wedding plans.

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Some Interesting Facts About Derek Dietrich

  • During his college career, he became the recipient of the Atlantic Coast Conference’s co-player of the week from March 23–28 in 2010.
  • Similarly, he played collegiate summer baseball for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League.
  • In the 2017 season with 135 games, Derick recorded career-high points at-bats (406), runs (56), home runs (13), RBI (53) and walks (36).

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