Carl Fleming Edwards Jr. is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball.
He was born on September 3, 1991, in the United States (MLB). He began his professional baseball career with the Toronto Blue Jays and went on to play for the Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, and Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball.
After attending Mid-Carolina High School, which is located in Prosperity, South Carolina, Edwards was selected by the Texas Rangers in the 48th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.
Originally, Edwards intended to play baseball with the Charleston Southern Buccaneers in college. There, he would have joined a high school buddy and close friend who also played for Charleston Southern.
However, after learning that his friend had been killed in a vehicle accident, Edwards changed his mind and opted to seek a career in professional baseball instead.
During his debut year in the professional ranks, he split his time between the Spokane Indians and the Arizona League Rangers.
Over the course of the year, he ended with a record of 5–3 along with an earned run average (ERA) of 1.48 and 85 strikeouts in 67 innings thrown.
He began the 2013 campaign with the Hickory Crawdads, where he posted an 8–2 record, an earned run average of 1.83, and 122 strikeouts in 93 13 innings pitched (18 starts).
Carl Edwards Jr. Contract
The particulars of his contracts are not now accessible to the public.
As a starting pitcher with the Washington Nationals, Carl Edwards is now compensated with a yearly salary of 700,000.
His wealth is estimated to be at around $1.5 million.