Last Updated on: August 12, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
Aristides Aquino is a professional baseball outfielder currently playing for the Cincinnati Reds of the Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his major league debut in August 2018.
Aristides Aquino Short Bio: Age, Height
The 25-years-of-age player was born with the name Aristides Aquino Núñez on 22 April 1994. He hails from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not much of Aristides’ family life can be explored on the internet. He holds Dominican nationality and comes with African ethnicity.
Aristides Aquino with his mother on 16 October 2017 (Picture: Aristides’ Instagram)
The basketball star stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 4 inches (1.93 m). Besides, he weighs around 220 pounds (100 kg).
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Career Stats, Salary
Aristides signed a deal with the Cincinnati Reds as an international free agent in 2011. He switched to the Major League Baseball (MLB) from the Dominican Prospect League in the month of January. Aristides made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Reds of the minor league. Subsequently, he played for Arizona League Reds, Billings Mustangs, and Dayton Dragons from 2013 to 2015.
The young player spent his 2016 season with another minor league team, Dayton Tortugas. After that, he got a call up to the Reds’ 40-man roster. Aristides finally got his major league selection on 17 August 2018. Two days later, he made his MLB debut as a pinch-runner for Scooter Gennett. He became a free agent on November 2018 and re-signed a minor league deal in the next month.
Catch Aristides Aquino’s career stats (Picture: MiLB)
Aristides opened 2019 season with the Louisville Bats. Later on 1 August, the Reds offered him a year-long contract which profits him with the salary of $555,000. He then hit seven home runs in his first ten MLB games. Aristides became the first rookie to hit three consecutive home run in MLB history after he recorded three home run against the Chicago Cubs on 10 August 2019.
Is Aristides Aquino Dating?
Aristides Aquino is a married man. Yes, you read that right! The 25-year-old lives in a relationship bliss with the company of his caring and supportive wife. However, the name of his partner remains confined on the media platforms.
Aristides Aquino with his wife and son on 16 October 2017 (Picture: Aristides’ Instagram)
Aristides also co-parents two beautiful children. His first child, a son, was born in June 2016. He has named him Punisher Jr. Besides, Aristides and his soulmate were blessed with a baby daughter named Arianny Aquino in June 2019.
Some Interesting Facts About Aristides Aquino
- He is known by his nickname, The Punisher.
- During the 2016 minor league season, Aristides was named the Florida State League Player of the Year.
- With the home run against Cubs, he became the second rookie after Bobby Estalella to have a three-home run game in his first ten career games.