Christopher Flexen Jr. is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball.
On July 1, 1994, he was born in the United States (MLB). His past teams in Major League Baseball (MLB) include the New York Mets and the Doosan Bears of the KBO League.
Flexen went to high school in Newark, California, at Newark Memorial High School, where he was the quarterback of the school’s football team and joined the varsity baseball team as a freshman.
Flexen also played baseball for the school. Because of his exceptional skill in two different sports, people began to refer to him as “Flex.” After making a commitment to play college baseball for the Arizona State Sun Devils,
Flexen was drafted by the New York Mets in the 14th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. The New York Mets offered Flexen a signing bonus of $375,000 to break his commitment to play college baseball for the Arizona State Sun Devils.
The Seattle Mariners signed Flexen to a two-year, $4.75MM contract on December 9, 2020. He ranked among the top 10 pitchers in the American League in terms of ERA (3.61), wins (14), ERA+ (111), and innings pitched (31).
At first base, he attempted 141 pickoffs, the most of any major league pitcher. He succeeded in picking out three runners.
Chris Flexen Contract and Salary
Chris Flexen signed a 2 year / $4,750,000 contract with the Seattle Mariners, including a $600,000 signing bonus, $4,750,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,375,000.
In 2022, Flexen will earn a base salary of $2,750,000, while carrying a total salary of $3,050,000.
Chris Flexen’s net worth is $5,046,588.