Baseball Pitchers are often regarded as the most valuable defensive player for a team. Houston Astros has got that part covered with giant Dallas Keuchel playing the role like a pro. Dallas Keuchel is an American baseball pitcher and plays Major League Baseball with Houston Astros. Playing as the left-handed starting pitcher, Dallas was honored with Gold Glove Award and Fielding Bible Award in 2014. The left-hander was also named the starting pitcher for the American League in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game and won the Cy Young Award in 2015.
Dating Sales Manager Girlfriend; Working Out On Long Distance Relationship
The Oklahoma native is dating his sales manager girlfriend, McKenzie Valk. The pair is in long distance relationship since Dallas is from Oklahoma and plays in Houston, and Mackenzie works for Gold Sports Collectibles in NYC.
However, his girlfriend work involves traveling and attending baseball events, which gives her time to visit Dallas. The picture-perfect couple attended the North American stopover of its Global Roadshow, at Duggal Greenhouse in February 2018.
Dallas Keuchel and his girlfriend, McKenzie Valk at Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn borough in New York on 22 February 2018 (Photo: Chron.com)
Among the other attendees, Dallas playing colleague Justin Verlander and his wife, Kate Upton, also attended the event. Justin and Kate got married in November 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. The Baseball Pitcher, Lance McCullers Jr., and his wife, Kara McCullers also attended the function.
The love between Dallas and McKenzie is undeniable since he loves sharing some pictures with his girlfriend and has posted a Twitter picture of birthday greeting for his girlfriend on 7 June 2015. Dallas described her partner as the most fantastic girl he has ever known.
Dallas' Parents: Credits Parents For His Sucess!
Dallas is the recipient of American League Cy Young Award, presented by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on 3 July 2015. During his acceptance speech, the baseball pitcher credited his parents, Dennis and Teresa Keuchel for his success. He also added that his father Dennis taught him Baseball.
Dallas grew up in a middle-class family but the basic needs of his and his sister, Krista were always fulfilled. The player has also posted a Mother’s Day post to his family on his Instagram account on 14 May 2017. In the picture, Dallas described his mother and sister are the rock of his family.
What Is Dallas Keuchel’s Net Worth?
The 30-year-old athlete summons the majority of his increasing net worth from his baseball career since 2012. According to ABC 13 News, Dallas earns a salary of $9,150,000 per annum, playing for Houston Astros.
Dallas agreed to a-year-contract worth $9.15 million with Houston Astros on 13 January 2017. However, spotrac.com reported he is set to earn a base salary of $13,200,000 in 2018. He also made a huge salary of $7,275,000 in 2016 and is eligible for free agency after the 2018 season.
Previously he agreed to a contract with his Houston team, which made him earn $7.25 million in 2016.
Dallas Keuchel was born on 1 January 1988 in Tulsa, Oklahoma as per wiki. The baseball pitcher stands at the height of 1.91 m (6’ 2”) and belongs to a white ethnic group. His birth sign is Capricorn.
He attended Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma and led his school’s baseball team to the state championship. He then went to the University of Arkansas and played college baseball for the Arkansas Razorbacks baseball team.