Cory James Abbott (born September 20, 1995) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Chicago Cubs (MLB).
In San Diego, California, Abbott attended Junipero Serra High School. He finished 7–2 with a 1.52 ERA as a senior. After being undrafted in the 2014 MLB draft out of high school, he enrolled in Loyola Marymount University and played collegiate baseball there.
He was a member of the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 2016. He finished 11–2 with a 1.74 ERA in 15 starts as a junior in 2017 and tossed a perfect game. After the season, he was selected in the second round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft by the Chicago Cubs.
Abbott signed with the Cubs and spent his first professional season with the Eugene Emeralds, pitching 14 innings for a 3.86 ERA. He pitched for the South Bend Cubs and Myrtle Beach Pelicans in 2018, going 8–6 with a 2.50 ERA in 22 starts for both teams, and the Tennessee Smokies in 2019, going 8–8 with a 3.01 ERA in 26 starts, striking out 166 batters in 146+23 innings.
Cory Abbott Salary And Contract
Corry Abbot earns a salary of $570,500 per year pitching for the Chicago Cubs in Major League Baseball.
Cory Abbott Net Worth
Cory has an estimated net worth between $500,000 to $1,500,000.