Joseph Abel Romero, better known by his moniker “JoJo,” is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies.
How Tall Is JoJo Romero?
Jojo Romero’s height is 1.8 m
Romero, the eldest of three children, was born on September 9, 1996 in Camarillo, California. He credits his father’s participation in a Southern California baseball league for motivating him to take up the sport.
Romero went to Oxnard High School, which is located in Oxnard, California. He went 10–2 with a 1.24 earned run average (ERA) and a .308 batting average as a junior in 2013.
After that, Romero attended the University of Nevada and Yavapai College, where he played baseball.
The Philadelphia Phillies selected Romero in the fourth round (107th overall) of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft.
Romero made his professional debut with the Williamsport Crosscutters shortly after signing. He pitched there for the entire season, going 2–2 with a 2.56 ERA in ten games.
Romero was a member of the Lakewood BlueClaws and Clearwater Threshers in 2017.
He was voted the Phillies’ minor league pitcher of the year after recording a combined 10–3 (W–L) record, a 2.16 ERA, and 128 strikeouts.
On May 10, 2017, Romero tossed eight one-hit innings against the Greenville Drive in a BlueClaws home triumph at FirstEnergy Park, demonstrating his immense potential.
Romero was 7–6 with a 3.80 ERA and 100 strikeouts in 106.2 innings with the Reading Fightin Phils in 2018.
Following the 2019 season, he was selected to play for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League. Romero was added to the Phillies’ 40–man roster on November 20, 2019.