Christian Gabriel Bethancourt Ruiz is a Panamanian professional baseball catcher and outfielder who currently plays for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball.
Ruiz was born on September 2, 1991. (MLB). His past teams in Major League Baseball (MLB) include the Atlanta Braves and the San Diego Padres. In the KBO League, he played for the NC Dinos.
Bethancourt was born and reared in Panama City, Panama, where he first picked up a baseball bat at the age of five. Bethancourt currently resides in the United States.
Bethancourt had a propensity as a third baseman to forsake his position in favour of following the ball wherever it was hit, regardless of where it was hit.
His parents persuaded him to switch positions, arguing that if Bethancourt abandoned his position as a catcher during a game,
his team would lose because the opposing team would have an easier time scoring runs. He eventually agreed to make the switch.
Bethancourt signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics on December 3, 2021. As a COVID-related substitution, Bethancourt was added to the Athletics roster on April 15, 2022, in time for their road trip to Toronto.
First base was where he spent three innings. Since the 2017 season, Bethancourt has not participated in a Major League Baseball game.
How Old Is Christian Bethancourt?
His birthday is September 2nd, 1991, and he was born in Panama City. Currently, he is 31 years old.