Dustin Thomas Garneau was born on August 13, 1987. He is a catcher for the Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball (MLB).
In Major League Baseball, he has played for the Colorado Rockies, Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels, and Houston Astros (MLB).
On August 4, 2017, the Oakland Athletics claimed Garneau off waivers. He was added to the Athletics’ active roster the next day. In 19 games with Oakland, Garneau batted.159 with one home run and three RBI.
Garneau was sent to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds to begin the 2018 season. On May 21, 2018, the Athletics designated Garneau for assignment.
On November 19, 2018, Garneau signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels. He began the 2019 season with the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees.
On May 22, 2019, Garneau’s contract was selected, and he was promoted to the main league squad. On November 26, 2019, he signed a one-year, $650,000 contract with the Houston Astros.
During the COVID-19 shortened 2020 season, Garneau batted.158/.273/.289 with one home run and four RBIs in 38 at-bats. On November 26, 2019, Garneau signed a one-year, $650,000 contract with the Houston Astros.
Dustin Garneau agreed to a one-year, $1,175,000 contract with the Detroit Tigers, with $1,175,000 guaranteed and a $1,175,000 yearly average pay. Garneau will be paid a base salary of $1,175,000 in 2022, as well as a total pay of $1,175,000. He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $5 million.