American MLB player Alex Verdugo made his professional MLB debut in September of 2017 playing as the center fielder of Los Angeles Dodgers against the San Diego Padres. The baseball outfielder also played MLB for the Mexico national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Before going professional, the 23 years old baseballer played MLB at the minor league for the Arizona League Dodgers hitting the average of .347 in 49 games.
Bio(Age) & Measurements
The 23-years-old professional MLB player stands tall with a height of 1.83 m (6 feet) and weighs approximately 209 lbs (96 kg) in weight. As a native of Arizona, Alex holds American nationality.
Born as Alexander Brady Verdugo on 15 May 1996, Alex's hometown lies in Tucson, Arizona, United States. During his high school days in Sahuaro, he got selected for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the second round of the MLB draft. After completing high schooling, Alex enrolled at Arizona State University where he played basketball.
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The support that Alex received from his parents Joseph Verdugo and Shelly Verdugo nurtured him into the top baseball prospect.
Joseph and Shelly have been supportive of him since the beginning, and his mom even got him in private lessons. She is like a manager to him and does all his paperwork making sure that her son would have a proper snack.
His father Joseph is a Mexican guy who grew up listening to Mexican music. When Alex was little, Joseph took his family to the Sidewinders game. He now almost attends every baseball game of his son. Although Alex cannot speak fluent Spanish, he represents Mexico as he is proud of his father's heritage.
Unlike Alex, his two other siblings, a sister named Maria, and two older brothers named Chris and Joey Jr., can speak Spanish.
Alex Verdugo with his parents and siblings in 2010 (Photo: allsportstucson.com)
Both of his brothers are into MLB. Joey was a catcher at Tucson High School, and Chris played outfield and first base with Sahuaro. His mom Shelly, who hails from Minnesota, was worried when Alex got drafted at first, but as the time passed by, she got humbled due to his maturity.
Alex gushes about his supportive family, showcasing his love towards them on social media. From his parent's side, Alex possesses a mixed ethnicity (Mexican and White).
Is Alex Dating?
In contrary to his family talks, Alex has somehow stayed low-key when it comes to his romantic association. He did once mentioned in his Instagram post in August 2013 that he had a beautiful girlfriend. However, he made sure not to spill any beans regarding her.
As of 2019, it remains a complete mystery whether Alex is single or might be dating ladies. Indeed, the question regarding his love life will be unknown to us until he addresses it by himself.
Alex is garnering the net worth as a professional baseball outfielder, who is currently playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. As per spotrac.com, his estimated base salary from the Dodgers is $560,000 per year.
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In August of 2019, Alex suffered a right oblique strain and got placed on the 10-day injured list. He is expected to return with Dodgers in September of 2019. The member of the 2019 Dodgers opening day roster has a fantastic stats records of .282 batting average with 14 home runs.