Last Updated on: August 12, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
Phillip Ervin is an American professional baseball outfielder, who currently plays for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). While attending the University, he played college baseball for the Samford Bulldogs baseball team.
Phillip Ervin Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight
Phillip S. Ervin was born on 15 July 1992 to American parents in Mobile, Alabama. He has a younger brother in his family.
Ervin pursued his high school education at Leroy High School in Leroy, Alabama. Later, he got a scholarship at Samford University. He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters) and weighs 207 lbs (97 kg).
His Career; MLB, Stats
Phillip played as an outfielder and pitcher in college baseball for the Samford Bulldogs baseball team while in the University. He played for three seasons from 2011 to 2013. In the 2013 season, he became a Perfect Game Second Team All-American and a Third Team All-American by Baseball America.
Phillip Ervin’s MLB career stats at the Cincinnati Reds from 2017 to 2019 (Picture: MLB)
Ervin was selected by the Cincinnati Reds with the 27th overall selection in the 2013 MLB draft. He began his professional career with the Billings Mustangs of the Rookie-level Pioneer League. After the 2016 season, the Reds added Ervin to their 40-man roster. His had a remarkable stats in 2018, with a .252 average, 7 home runs, and 31 RBIs.
Contract & Salary
Phillip signed a contract with the Reds in 2013 with a $1,812,400 signing bonus. According to his current contract, he earns an annual average salary of $555,000.
Who Is Phillip Ervin’s Girlfriend?
The 27-year-old is currently in a relationship with girlfriend Daphne Yosco. The couple has been dating for more than five years after meeting at college in 2014.
Phillip Ervin shares a picture with his girlfriend Daphne Yosco on the Valentine’s Day 2019 (Picture: Phillip’s Instagram)
Daphne, aged 24 is a certified personal trainer. Moreover, she is a consultant at Rodan & Fields, an American manufacturer and multi-level marketing company specializing in skincare products.
Some Interesting Facts About Phillip Ervin
- Phillip became the preseason SoCon Player of the Year and preseason first team All-American by Baseball America in 2013.
- His parents celebrated their 37 years of marriage on 22 November 2018, the same day of his mother’s birthday.
- Ervin girlfriend’s mother Natalia Yosco is a business coach and author of a book, The New Bff: Being Financially Free.