José Gregorio Quijada is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball.
He was born on November 9, 1995. Earlier in his career, he was a member of the Miami Marlins. On September 9, 2013, the Miami Marlins made Quijada a member of their team after signing him as an international free agent.
It was in 2014 that he made his debut in the professional ranks with the Rookie-level Dominican Summer League Marlins. He played for two different teams during the 2016 season: the Class A Greensboro Grasshoppers and the Class A-Advanced Jupiter Hammerheads.
His 2017 season was primarily with Jupiter but also included time with the Double-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. First placed on the roster of a major league team on April 23, 2018, and his promotion occurred that day.
On February 10, 2020, Quijada was picked up by the Los Angeles Angels after being placed on waivers by his previous team. On September 11, 2020,
Quijada let up a walk-off grand slam to Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies, which caused the Rockies to win the game.
On October 1, 2021, he joined a game against the Seattle Mariners while they were trying to make the playoffs for the first time in 20 years.
There were no outs or baserunners on first and third when he entered the game, and he proceeded to strike out all three of the opposing hitters.
José Quijada Contract
José Quijada’s contract specifics are not accessible at the moment.
The annual salary of $570,500 for Jose Quijada accounts for his absence of a signing bonus of any kind.
The total assets owned by Jose Quijada amount to $668,779 dollars.