Brailyn Marquez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on Saturday, January 30, 1999. At the age of 21, Marquez made his major league debut with the Chicago Cubs on September 27, 2020.
Márquez signed as an international free agent with the Chicago Cubs in August 2015. In 2016, he made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Cubs, finishing 4–2 with a 1.48 ERA in 12 starts.
Márquez pitched for the Arizona League Cubs in 2017, accumulating a 2–1 record and a 5.52 ERA in 11 games (nine starts), and the Eugene Emeralds and South Bend Cubs in 2018, compiling a 1–4 record and a 3.13 ERA in 12 appearances.
Márquez began the season with the South Bend Cubs before getting promoted to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. He threw to a 9–5 record with a 3.13 ERA in 22 starts for the two clubs, striking out 128 batters in 103+23 innings.
On September 27, 2020, Márquez was added to the Cubs’ 40-man and active rosters. That night, he made his MLB debut against the Chicago White Sox, pitching a third of an inning of relief.
Márquez missed a season of development in 2021 as a result of a delayed spring training, a COVID-19 infection, and a left shoulder issue.
How Much Does Brailyn Marquez Make?
Brailyn Marquez currently earns an annual salary of $208,495.00 US Dollars.