Jordan McKinley Hicks, simply called Jordan Hicks is a baseball pitcher currently with the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team of Major League Baseball. He is number 12 in the team and has a height of 1.88 m.
He was born September 6, 1996, in Houston, Texas in the United States of America to Scott Hicks and Kelly Justice. For his high school career, he started at Klein Oak High School in Klein, Texas and later transferred to Cypress Creek High School in Houston, Texas, for his senior year.
After high school, he had wanted to play college baseball with the Tulane University but he got drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the third round of the 2015 draft. He chose to sign with them and forgo going to college. He received $600,000 as a signing bonus.
Jordan began his professional career in 2016 with the Johnson City Cardinals of the Rookie Appalachian League and was promoted that same season to the State College Spikes of the Class A Short Season New York–Penn League. He was named to the Midwest League All-Star game in 2017.
He was promoted to the Palm Beach Cardinals of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in July 2017. The Cardinals assigned him to play with the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League (AFL) where he was selected for the Fall Stars Game. Jordan made his MLB debut for the Cardinals on March 29, 2018, against the New York Mets.
How Much Does Jordan Hicks Make?
Jordan Hicks makes $937,500 as an annual salary from the Cardinals per his contract with them.