Nick Maton is an American professional baseball shortstop and second baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2021.
As a graduate of Glenwood High SchoolGlenwood High School, he was a four-year starter for the Titans baseball team, earning first-team All-State honors as a senior.
He also earned Central State Eight Conference Player of the Year after hitting. 442 hits, 28 RBIs, 45 runs scored, and 20 stolen bases in 59 innings pitched, while also going 8–1 as a pitcher with a 0.95 ERA and 102 strikeouts.
Maton was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 40th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft, but he chose to play collegiate baseball at Eastern Illinois University instead.
Maton began his professional career with the short-season Williamsport Crosscutters, where he batted. In 58 games, he hit 252 with two home runs, 13 RBIs, 34 runs scored, and ten stolen bases.
He was a South Atlantic League All-Star in 2018 after hitting.256 with eight home runs and 51 RBIs in 114 games for the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws.
Is Nick Maton Hurt?
Nick Maton got hurt and was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Maton was out for about a week due to a laceration on his right middle finger, and he failed to make any plate appearances since the injury.