Garrett J. Cleavinger is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB). He formerly played for the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball.
Cleavinger played college baseball for the Oregon Ducks at the University of Oregon. Louisville Slugger and the NCBWA named him a freshman All-American (2nd Team).
In 37 bullpen appearances (5th in the league), he was 6–2 with 9 saves and a 1.58 ERA, while leading the conference with 14.9 strikeouts/9 innings.
The Baltimore Orioles selected Cleavinger in the third round of the 2015 MLB draft. With the Aberdeen IronBirds, he made his professional debut in 2015. Cleavinger went 7–3 with a 3.07 ERA in 2016 with the Delmarva Shorebirds and Frederick Keys.
He was a Mid-Season All-Star in the South Atlantic League (SAL) in 2016. Cleavinger and Hyun-soo Kim were traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jeremy Hellickson on July 28, 2017.
In total, he was 2–5 with a 6.00 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 54 innings between Bowie and Reading in 2017. He was 3–2 with a 4.35 ERA in 51+223 innings between Clearwater and Reading in 2018. In the Eastern League, he also had the lowest walks/9 innings ratio (5.9).
How Much Does Garrett Cleavinger Make?
Garrett Cleavinger is a baseball pitcher who now pitches for the Los Angeles Dodgers. His annual pay is projected to be around $563,500.