Pitcher Framber Valdez hails from the Dominican Republic and plays for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball (MLB). In 2015, Valdez joined the Astros as an undrafted international free agent. He debuted in the MLB in 2018.
Framber Valdez was born in the Dominican Republic’s San Cristóbal Province’s Palenque. At the age of 16, he began throwing. On March 19, 2015, Valdez agreed to a $10,000 signing bonus with the Houston Astros as an international free agent.
He was five years older at age 21 than the majority of amateur free agency signings from his nation. After a long day of watching programs run by independent trainers, two Astros scouts recognized him. After only six pitches, they gave him the opportunity to try out for their Dominican academy close to Guayacanes.
In his first 36+2/3 innings as a professional, Valdez was 4-1 with a 3.68 ERA with the DSL Astros in 2015. He spent the majority of the 2016 season with the Greeneville Astros, Tri-City ValleyCats, Quad Cities River Bandits, and Lancaster JetHawks.
In place of Los Angeles Angels dual-purpose player Shohei Ohtan, Valdez made his debut as an Opening Day starter on April 7, 2022.
Does Framber Valdez Have Any Kids?
Yes, Framber Valdez has two children with his wife Isamal Valdez. There is not much information about his children on the internet.