American baseball player Jay Groome plays as a professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of the Major League Baseball alias MLB.
Jay Groome was born to Father, Jay Groome, and Mother, Dannielle Groome of Barnegat Township, New Jersey.
Groome began playing baseball in high school at Barnegat High School in Barnegat Township, New Jersey and was considered a top prospect in the 2016 MLB draft, where he was the 12th overall selection.
He was a potential first overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft and worked out for the Philadelphia Phillies, who had the first pick.
Preceding the draft, Groome changed his school responsibility from Vanderbilt to Chipola College, a lesser school in Florida.
The Red Sox and Groome consented to a $3.65 million signing bonus.
In 2016, Groome made two beginnings for the tenderfoot level Gulf Coast League Red Sox prior to being elevated to the Lowell Spinners of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League.
He posted a joined 2.70 ERA in three games for the Red Sox and Spinners.
Jay Groome Contract
Jay Groome reportedly agreed to a pre-draft deal with the San Diego Padres at picks 24 and 25, but Red Sox selected him anyway and signed him for $457,200 over the slot.
Jay Groome Salary
Jay Groome takes home an annual average salary of $3,000,000 as a professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox.
Jay Groome Net Worth
Jay Groome has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $3 million.