Know About Amit Garrett; Contract, Net Worth, Wife, Siblings, Parents

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Published Date: 02 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 02 Aug, 2019

From ejecting for bench-clearing incident to suspension, Amit Garrett MLB career is bit shaky. But when it comes to personal life, he has the most caring wife-to-be who has been his pillar of strength.

American professional baseball pitcher, Amit Garrett plays for MLB team, Cincinnati Reds. In 2011, he got the fortune to play for Reds but chose St. John’s Red Storm.

Amit Garrett Bio & Family

The player was born as Amir Jamal Garrett on 3 May 1992 in Victorville, California. His family members include his parents, Tia George and Darrow Garrett and ten siblings. The name of his siblings are Keshawn, Destinee, Michael, James, David, Aubrey, Asiane, Mackenzie, Marcus, and Kreon Garrett.

Amit went to Sierra Vista High School in Spring Valley, Nevada and then Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, California. He stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.98 m) and weighs around 96 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

Before stepping a proper baseball career, he went to St. John’s University to play for 2011/2012 season. After that, he began the 2013 season with Billings and got a promotion to the Class A Midwest League team, Dayton Dragons in July. Surprisingly, he decided to opt-out basketball to concentrate his energies into baseball in 2014. A year later, he played for FSL league, Daytona Tortugas and got the fortune to represent Reds at the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.

In 2016, he played for the Class AA Southern League team, Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Finally, the next year as a part of Reds squad, he made two hits and earning the win in the Reds 2–0 victory over St. Louis Cardinals. The player during his 2018 season signed a contract with Cincinnati Bullpen, and in 66 games, he made 71 strikeouts in 63 innings.

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Amit Garrett playing stats (Picture: MLB)

The 2019 season is also still not good for him as he was ejected for bench-clearing incident on 7 April in the game the Pittsburgh Pirates. Amit’s yearly salary with Reds is $567,500 per contract which could make his net worth touch million dollar figure.

Amit’s Wife-To-Be Is A Stylist!

Besides a shaky MLB career, Amit relishes great engaged life with his wife-to-be, Tausana. She was his long-time girlfriend until the player proposed her in early 2018. A video of their engagement ceremony was posted by Reds on their social media handle.

Amit Garrett and Tausana engagement video posted on 8 January 2018 (Video: Reds Twitter)

By profession, Amit’s wife-to-be is a Las Vegas stylist.

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Some Interesting Facts About Amit Garrett

  • Amit was eligible for 2011 MLB draft and signed $1 million contracts with Reds.
  • From 2011 to 2012, he played for Bridgton Academy in Bridgton and then went to St. John’s University.
  • In 2015, he made 2.44 ERA and 133 strikeouts for Daytona and got the Co-FSL Pitcher of the Year recognition.
  • From 1 August 2019, he got suspended for eight games.
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