Joshua Michael VanMeter is a Major League Baseball left fielder and infielder who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a member of the Cincinnati Reds and Arizona Diamondbacks in the past.
How Old Is Josh VanMeter?
Josh VanMeter is 27 years old. He was born on March 10, 1995.
VanMeter attended Norwell High School and was drafted in the fifth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the San Diego Padres.
He signed with the Padres instead of Illinois State University, where he had committed to play collegiate baseball. In 44 games with the Arizona League Padres in 2013, he slashed .278/.378/.348 with ten RBIs.
He batted .254 with three home runs and 39 RBIs in 116 games for the Fort Wayne TinCaps in 2014, and he returned to Fort Wayne in 2015 but only appeared in 25 games due to injuries.
In 124 games with the Lake Elsinore Storm and San Antonio Missions in 2016, he had a combined.251 batting average, 14 home runs, and 56 RBIs.
On December 9, 2016, VanMeter was dealt to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Luis Torrens as a player to be announced later.
He spent the whole 2017 season with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, batting .255/.326/.352 with five home runs, 54 RBIs, and 15 stolen bases in 132 games for the Reds.
VanMeter played in 128 games for both the Pensacola Blue Wahoos and the Louisville Bats in 2018, slashing .260/.337/.454 with 12 home runs and 59 RBIs.