Who Picked Nick Gonzales on 2020 MLB Draft? His Family, Dating, Facts

Published Date: 19 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 19 Jun, 2020 By Phil

Nick Gonzales was selected by the Pittsburgh as the seventh overall pick in the 2020 Major League Baseball Draft (MLB). He was ecstatic by the move and thanked the team for making his dreams of playing at the professional level come true.

One of the talented young prospects in the baseball game, Nick Gonzales played as a shortstop and second baseman for the New Mexico State Aggies before booking his place in Major League Baseball.

Insights on Nick Gonzales Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Height, Education

Nick Gonzales, age 21, was born on 27 May 1999 in Vail, Arizona, the United States. He is among the three children of his parents, Mikes Gonzales and Jill Bosland. Nick shares a sibling bond with his older brother named Daniel Gonzalez and a younger sister. His brother, Daniel, was a star linebacker and captain at Navy from 2013 to 2016.

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Speaking about his education, the player with the height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 meters) attended Cienega High School in Vail, Arizona. Later, he enrolled at the New Mexico State University and played college baseball there.

His High School & College Career; MLB Draft

During his high school career, Nick hit .399 with 89 runs batted in (RBI). Eventually, he joined New Mexico State University and started playing for the New Mexico State Aggies. During his freshman year in 2018, Nick hit .347/.425/.596 with 9 home runs and 36 RBIs over 57 games. Later as a sophomore in 2019, he led the nation with a .432 batting average. He concluded his season hitting .432/.532/.773 with 16 home runs and 80 RBIs.

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Back to work ?

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Recently on 10 June 2020, he was selected seventh overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2020 MLB Draft. Overwhelmed by the selection, he took his Instagram account to thank the team writing,

Thank you @pittsburghpirates for making my dreams come true! Can’t wait to get to work & head to the Burgh! Thank you to everyone who supported me & believed in me. Its just getting started #gobucs

Nick will certainly be the player to watch out for in the upcoming season of the professional league.

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Who Is He Dating?

The MLB newbie is currently enjoying a romantic fling with a beautiful girl who seems to be his high school sweetheart. He is dating Rylee Rose Amado, who is the student to the University of Arizona.

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Stay Golden…

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Nick frequently posts the pictures with his girlfriend on his Instagram account. He was previously caught wishing her on her happy birthday via an Instagram post on 11 May 2017. On the other hand, Rylee is very much proud of her beau as she was seen congratulating him on his move to the Pirates through her Instagram post on 11 June 2020. The couple seems to be hitting off well.

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Some Interesting Facts About Nick Gonzales

  • Nick played collegiate summer baseball for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod League after a season with  New Mexico State Aggies.
  • He was named the MVP of the league in the Cape Cod League.
  • Nick entered his junior year in 2020 as a top prospect for the 2020 MLB Draft.
  • He is active on Instagram with over 8k followers.  
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