Kirby Kali Yates is an American born professional baseball pitcher with the Atlanta Braves baseball team of the Major League Baseball(MLB). Kirby is 1.78m tall and has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million and $5 Million.
Kirby was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 26th round of the 2005 MLB draft when he was still in high school at Kauai High School in Lihue, Hawaii. He did not sign with them and chose to attend Yavapai College where he played college baseball for the school.
He signed with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2009 and was added to Ray’s 40-man roster in November 2013. He made his MLB debut for the Rays after they called him up to the majors for the first time in June 2014. The Rays traded his contract to the Cleveland Indians in November 2015.
The Indians traded him to the New York Yankees in January 2016 and the Yankees added him to their Opening Day roster that year. Before the 2017 season began, the Los Angeles Angels purchased the rest of his contract from the Yankees and in April 2017, the San Diego Padres claimed him off waivers.
The Toronto Blue Jays signed a one-year contract with Kirby in January 2021. The contract was worth $5.5 million. When the contract expired, the Atlanta Braves came signing him on a two-year contract of $8.25 million.
How Old Is Kirby Yates?
Kirby Yates is 35 years old now. He was born on March 25, 1987.