Elijah Allan Morgan, otherwise known as Eli Morgan happens to be a professional baseball player in the major leagues. Eli is from America and plays for the Cleveland Indians baseball team as a pitcher. He earns a salary of $702,100 per year from the Indians.
Eli started his amateur career at Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates, California where he played baseball for the school team. During his senior year, he was awarded as the Bay League Co-Pitcher of the Year and All-California Interscholastic Federation First Team.
He was not drafted out of high school by any team during the 2014 MLB draft thus he enrolled at Gonzaga University and played college baseball for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. He played collegiate summer baseball for the Mat-Su Miners in the collegiate Alaska Baseball League while he was still in the University and he was named to the All-League Team.
After his university education and career in 2016, he was chosen by the Cleveland Indians in the 8th round of the 2017 draft. He agreed to play for them and signed with the Indians. He was given a signing bonus of $135,000. He started his professional career that year by playing with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers of the Class A Short Season New York–Penn League.
He was promoted to the major leagues on May 28, 2021, and he made his MLB debut for the Indians that same day.
How Tall Is Eli Morgan?
Eli Morgan has a height of 1.78 m.