How Old Is Jeimer Candelario?
Jeimer Candelario is 28 years old. He was born on November 24
Jeimer Candelario is a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Detroit Tigers in the United States. He was previously with the Chicago Cubs.
In September of 2010, Candelario signed with the Chicago Cubs. The next year, he made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Cubs.
In 2012 and 2013, Candelario was a top 10 prospect in the Cubs organization, and he was widely regarded as the team’s future third baseman.
There were some doubts about his ability to stay at third base, but he hit the ball well on both sides of the plate. He hit for a greater average on the right side but had more power on the left.
He could hit any portion of the field in either circumstance.
Candelario spent the 2012 season with the Class A-Short Season Northwest League’s Boise Hawks and the 2013 season with the Class A Midwest League’s Kane County Cougars.
In 2014, he played for Kane County and the Daytona Cubs.
He began 2015 with the Class A-Advanced Carolina League’s Myrtle Beach Pelicans before being promoted to the Class AA Southern League’s Tennessee Smokies throughout the season.
After the season, the Cubs added him to their 40-man roster. Candelario batted .333 in his first 25 games with the Iowa Cubs of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League in 2016.