Jesus Luzardo is a Peruvian professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Oakland Athletics. He also identifies as Venezuelan.
In March of 2016, Luzardo had Tommy John surgery performed on his pitching arm after he suffered a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in that arm. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews.
The Nationals, who drafted him, were known for taking chances on players who had already undergone or needed to have Tommy John surgery, and they committed to finishing his rehabilitation. The Nationals had a history of taking chances on players who had already undergone or needed to have Tommy John surgery.
Luzardo chose to sign with the organization rather than fulfill his promise to play for the University of Miami.
Luzardo made his debut in the major leagues on June 28, 2017, pitching for the GCL Nationals against the GCL Marlins at a recorded speed of 98 miles per hour (158 kilometers per hour) with his fastball.
On July 16, 2017, the Washington Nationals made a deal with the Oakland Athletics in which they sent Luzardo, Sheldon Neuse, and Blake Treinen in exchange for Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson.
After signing with Oakland, he went on to play for two other teams: the Vermont Lake Monsters and the Arizona League Athletics.
While playing for the Nationals, the Athletics, and the Lake Monsters, he participated in a total of 12 games and recorded a record of 2–1 with a 1.66 earned run average, 48 strikeouts, and 43+1/3 innings pitched.
Jesús Luzardo Contract
Jesus Luzardo signed a 1 year / $715,000 contract with the Miami Marlins, including $715,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $715,000. In 2022, Luzardo will earn a base salary of $715,000, while carrying a total salary of $715,000.
Jesus Luzardo Salary
Jesus Luzardo takes home an annual average salary of $715,000 as a professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins.
Jesus Luzardo Net Worth
Jesus Luzardo has an estimated net worth of $1 million.