Andrew David Waters, simply identified as Drew Waters is an American born professional baseball player who plays as an outfielder for the Atlanta Braves baseball team. He is 1.88 m tall and weighs 84 kg.
He was born on December 30, 1998, in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States of America. Drew attended Etowah High School in Woodstock, Georgia where he played baseball for the school team. During his senior year, he led the team to win the Class 7A state championship title. Before he graduated from high school, he was named the Georgia Gatorade Player of the Year and the Metro Atlanta High School Player of the Year.
After high school, he had wanted to play college baseball at the University of Georgia for the Georgia Bulldogs but he was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 2017 MLB draft. He received $1.5 million as a signing bonus.
After signing with the Braves, he began his professional career that year with the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Braves. The Braves promoted him to the Danville Braves of the Rookie Advanced Appalachian League, where he finished the 2017 season. In 2018, he spent the season with the Rome Braves of the Class A South Atlantic League, with whom he earned the All-Star honours.
In 2019, he was promoted to the Gwinnett Stripers of the Class AAA International League and he was named the Southern League Most Valuable Player of the year. When the season was over, he was selected for the United States national baseball team in the 2019 WBSC Premiers.
How Much Does Drew Waters Make?
Drew Waters makes $57,200 as an annual salary from the Braves.