Jesse Winker is an American professional baseball outfielder who currently plays for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. Winker was born on August 17, 1993.
Earlier in his career, he was a member of the Cincinnati Reds. In 2021, he was selected as an All-Star for the National League.
Jesse Winker, who attended Olympia High School in Orlando, Florida, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft, placing him 49th overall.
Winker made the decision to sign with the Reds rather than continue his education in college. He posted a batting average of.509 during his junior year at Olympia High School.
In 2021, he was selected as an All-Star for the National League. In 2012, Jesse Winker made his first appearance in a professional game with the Billings Mustangs.
Before the start of the 2013 season, Baseball America had him pegged as the sixth best prospect for the Reds organization. He had a batting line of.338/.443/.500 and five home runs in 228 at-bats in 62 games.
Winker and Eugenio Suárez were sent to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for other players on March 14, 2022. Winker was a participant in a fight that broke out on June 26 against the Los Angeles Angels that required the entire bench to be cleared.
Meet Joey Winker and Ryan Winker
Joey Winker and Ryan Winker are Jesse Winker’s brothers, respectively. Nevertheless, at this time there is a paucity of information regarding them.