Jordan Sheffield is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played college baseball at Vanderbilt University.
The Los Angeles Dodgers chose Sheffield in the first round of the 2016 MLB draft, making him one of the best available players (36th pick).
In a statement released on June 25, the Dodgers announced that he had agreed to terms. While in the Arizona League as a rookie, Sheffield made one start while in the Class-A Great Lakes League, making seven total starts. In 12 innings, he had a 3.75 ERA.
For the start of the 2017 season, Sheffield returned to Great Lakes and made 20 starts, going 3–7 with a 5.04 ERA.
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League promoted him at season end, where he made four starts (and one relief appearance) and had an 8.00 ERA in the California League.
In 2018, he returned to the Quakes and had a 1–3 record with a 6.88 ERA in 14 appearances for the team (seven starts). After the season, he was selected to participate in the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars game for the Glendale Desert Dogs.
Jordan Sheffield Siblings: Meet Justus Sheffield and Jaxon Sheffield
Professional baseball pitcher has two siblings named Justus Sheffield and Jaxon Sheffield. His brother, Justus, pitches for the Seattle Mariners. He was selected in the first round of the 2014 MLB draft by the Cleveland Indians.
He was traded to the Yankees just before the 2016 trade deadline, and he made his MLB debut on September 19th, 2018, with the New York Yankees. Seattle Mariners acquired Sheffield after the 2018 season.