In a league that is particularly friendly to hitters, Antonio Senzatela went 9-9, 2.51 for the Modesto Nuts in 154 innings, earning Pitcher of the Year honors in the California League in 2015.
He had previously pitched for the Asheville Tourists of the South Atlantic League in 2014, going 15-2 with a 3.12 ERA.
In 2016, he was only able to make seven starts with the Hartford Yard Goats of the Eastern League, going 4-1 with a 1.82 ERA due to arm issues.
Before starting his professional career with the DSL Rockies in 2012 at the age of 17, he had signed with the Colorado Rockies on July 8, 2011, out of his native Venezuela.
Antonio joined the Rockies’ opening day roster in 2017 despite having no experience above Class A baseball. On April 6th, he got the ball to start his major league debut against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Despite pitching 5 innings and giving up only 2 hits and no runs, he was given a no-decision.
After giving up a home run to Manuel Margot to start the game, he pitched seven innings in a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres in his following start on April 11.
After the game, he said that, in honor of his mother, who had passed away from cancer the year before in July, he would take the game ball to her cemetery in Venezuela.
He was named the National League’s Rookie of the Month for April after posting a record of 3-1, 2.81.
Antonio Senzatela Contract
The Colorado Rockies and Antonio Senzatela agreed to a five-year, $50,000,000 contract, with a $50,000,000 guarantee.
Antonio Senzatel Salary
Antonio Senzatela receives a $10,000,000 yearly compensation on average. Senzatela will receive a base salary of $7,250,000 in 2022.
Antonio Senzatela Net Worth
Antonio Senzatela has a net worth estimation of $5 million to $10 million