Jackson Kowar Salary, Net Worth and Contract

Jackson Kowar is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He was picked in the 40th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft by the Detroit Tigers, but he chose to attend the University of Florida instead.

Jackson Kowar
Jackson Kowar

Kowar pitched in 12 games as a freshman in 2016, going 3-0 with a 3.37 ERA in 34+23 innings thrown.

In May, he was forced to retire due to a medical issue unrelated to baseball.

In 2017, he went 12-1, tying the best single-season record in Florida history, while also having a 4.08 ERA and 84 strikeouts in 19 games (18 starts).

Kowar earned the save in the championship game of the 2017 College World Series, pitching 1+23 scoreless innings and clinching Florida’s national championship.

Kowar earned All-SEC Second Team honors as a junior in 2018.

In 3 1/3 rescue innings against the Guardians, Kowar gave seven runs on 11 hits, his sixth straight outing of surrendering five or more runs dating back to last season in the Majors.

The Guardians pounced on Kowar when he found too much of the plate too many times. And when Kowar did get ahead in the count, he was unable to finish the at-bats with his secondary stuff.

Jackson Kowar Salary

Jackson Kowar takes home an annual average of $2,147,500 as a professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.

Jackson Kowar Net Worth

Jackson Kowar has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Jackson Kowar Contract

According to his contract with the Kansas City Royals, Jackson Kowar received a $2,147,500 signing bonus, about $28,000 above the slot value of $2,118,700 assigned to the 33rd pick.