Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis, otherwise known as Jakob Junis is an American born professional baseball pitcher currently with the San Francisco Giants baseball team of the Major League Baseball(MLB). Jakob earns an annual salary of $1.75 million from the Giants.
He was born and raised in Sterling, Illinois in the USA. Jakob played baseball non professionally for the Rock Falls High School in Rock Falls, Illinois. In 2011 when he graduated from high school, the Kansas City Royals selected him in the 29th round of the 2011 MLB draft.
He signed with the Royals and made his professional debut in 2012 after he was made to play with the Burlington Royals, an affiliate of the Kansas City Royals. In 2013, he was assigned to be with the Idaho Falls Chukars where he played till 2016 when he was made to play for Northwest Arkansas.
In April 2017, Jakob was promoted to the major leagues by the Royals and he made his MLB debut on April 12, 2017, for the team. He played in a total of eight games during the 2020 baseball season. He also made 16 appearances for the Royals in the 2021 baseball season.
The San Francisco Giants signed a one-year contract deal with him in March 2022 and he has been with them till now.
How Old Is Jakob Junis?
Jakob Junis is 29 years old. He was born on September 16, 1992.