Khalil Lee, an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Mets, graduated from Flint Hill School in Oakton, Virginia, where he was a pitcher and outfielder for the baseball team.
As a senior, he went 7–0 with a 0.33 ERA, struck out 87 batters in 43 innings pitched, and batted.471 with six home runs, 23 RBIs, a.634 OBP, and a.941 SLG. He was selected as the state of Virginia’s Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year.
Lee was moved to the New York Mets on February 10, 2021, as part of a three-team transaction in which the Kansas City Royals obtained Andrew Benintendi and the Boston Red Sox acquired Franchy Cordero, Josh Winckowski, and three players to be announced later.
Lee got promoted to the top leagues for the first time on May 12, 2021. Lee was optioned down to Triple-A on May 15 without making an appearance.
Lee got called up to the major leagues on May 17. He made his MLB debut that day as a pinch hitter for Kevin Pillar, who was out with an injury and struck out in his first at-bat.
How Old Is Khalil Lee?
Khalil Lee is currently 23 years old.