Gallo began the 2014 campaign with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, batting.323/.463/.735 and leading the league with 21 home runs while striking out 64 times in 189 at-bats.
He was named a Mid-Season and a Post-Season All-Star as well as the Carolina League MVP. In June, he was promoted to the Frisco RoughRiders of the Class AA Texas.
He participated in the All-Star Futures Game in July, winning the game’s MVP award after hitting a game-winning home run in the sixth inning.
He had 42 home runs, 179 strikeouts, and a.271/.394/.615 batting line between the two minor league teams in 439 at-bats. Gallo joined Frisco to start the 2015 campaign and was named a Mid-Season Texas South All-Star.
Gallo was elevated to the major leagues by the Rangers on June 1. On June 2, Gallo played in his first major league game and went 3-4 while hitting his first major league home run and scoring four runs, becoming the first Ranger to do so in an MLB debut game.
In the game, he also hit a single and a double. Gallo became the first Ranger player to win an MLB Golden Sombrero at the earliest possible time on June 5 against the Kansas City Royals.
Joey Gallo Contract
With the New York Yankees, Joey Gallo signed a one-year, $10,275,000 contract that also included that sum.
Joey Gallo Salary
Joey Gallo’s average annual salary is $10,275,000. Gallo will earn a base salary of $10,275,000 in 2022.
Joey Gallo Net Worth
Joey Gallo has a not worth estimation of $1 million to $5 million