Jakob Benjamin Lee Junis is professionally called simply Jakob Junis. He plays American baseball for the San Francisco Giants baseball team of the Major League Baseball(MLB). He plays as a pitcher for the Giants and has been with them since March 2022.
Jacob was born September 16, 1992, in Illinois. He began his amateur baseball career in high school. He was a student at Rock Falls High School in Rock Falls, Illinois. He completed high school in 2011 after which the Kansas City Royals selected him in the 29th round of the 2011 MLB draft.
Although he had wanted to go play college baseball for the North Carolina State University, he agreed to play for the Royals signed instead of attending college to play college baseball.
He then began his professional career in 2012 after he was made to play with the Burlington Royals. Jakob spent his 2013 baseball season with the Idaho Falls Chukars team where he played till he was assigned to play for Northwest Arkansas in 2016.
The Royals promoted him to the major leagues in 2017. He made his MLB debut on April 12, 2017, for the Royals. After the 202 baseball season, he played in a total of eight games and made a total of 16 appearances for the Royals in the 2021 baseball season.
The San Francisco Giants signed a one-year contract with him in March 2022.
How Tall Is Jakob Junis?
Jakob Junis is 1.91 m tall.