Johan Camargo is a Panamanian professional baseball infielder for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Atlanta Braves.
Johan Camargo was born on December 13, 1993, in Panama City, Panama. His parents named him after Johan Cruyff, a Dutch footballer.
Camargo batted and threw left-handed as a kid when he played baseball. Camargo learned to throw with his right hand from his father, and he no longer throws with his left.
He eventually shifted his concentration to switch-hitting and, at the age of 13, joined his first organized baseball league.
Camargo, a 16-year-old out of Panama, signed with the Atlanta Braves for $42,000 in July 2010. Camargo made his professional debut with the DSL Braves in 2012 after missing the 2011 season.
Camargo hit.258 with 32 RBI in 130 games with High-A Carolina in 2015.
Camargo was selected for the Arizona Fall League with Peoria after winning All-Star accolades in the Carolina League. In May 2018, he joined the Atlanta Braves as a starting third baseman.
Camargo was fortunate enough to keep his job until the beginning of the 2019 season when the team signed Josh Donaldson.
Johan Camargo Contract
Johan Camargo signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies worth $1,400,000.
Johan Camargo Salary
Johan Camargo earns an annual average salary of $1,400,000 as a professional baseball infielder for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Johan Camargo Net Worth
Johan Camargo’s net worth is estimated to be $1,000,000.