Chase Louis De Jong is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball.
He was born on December 29, 1993, in the United States. During the Major League Baseball draft in 2012, the Toronto Blue Jays selected De Jong in the second round of available players.
He made his MLB debut in 2017. He is a former Major League Baseball player who has competed for the Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, Houston Astros, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
He has a fastball, a cut fastball, a slider, a curve, and a change-up in his pitching repertoire.
De Jong was picked in the second round of the 2012 MLB draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.
On July 2, 2015, the Dodgers traded for DeJong.
He was 4–3 with a 4.86 ERA in 10 starts for the Quakes. In the first game of the California League championship series, he struck out six.
On January 30, 2019, De Jong was assigned after the formal signing of Martin Perez. De Jong signed with Sugar Land Skeeters on July 22.
Afterwards, he became a free agent. The Skeeters re-signed De Jong on April 1, 2020.
Chase De Jong Contract
The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Chase De Jong to a one-year contract worth $700,000.
The Pittsburgh Pirates will pay Chase De Jong a basic salary of $628,421 this season.
Chase De Jong has an estimated net worth of $1,731,218.