American pitcher Konnor Chase Pilkington plays for the Cleveland Guardians in Major League Baseball. On September 12, 1997, he was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in the United States.
Pilkington attended Mississippi’s East Central High School. He made his commitment to play college baseball at Mississippi State University in June 2014 when he was 16 years old. He was a pitcher for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
He was allowed to throw for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team throughout the summer against teams from Chinese Taipei, Cuba, and Japan. In 2018, Pilkington was recognized as a junior by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, NCBWA, Perfect Game, and Baseball America Preseason All-American Second Team and Preseason All-American Third Team by D1 Baseball.
In the third round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft, the Chicago White Sox picked Pilkington, who signed a contract worth $650,000. He made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Arizona League White Sox before moving up to the Rookie Advanced Pioneer League’s Great Falls Voyagers.
The Kannapolis Intimidators of the Class A South Atlantic League started the 2019 season for Pilkington. Pilkington ended the year with the Winston-Salem Dash of the Class A Advanced Carolina League after being promoted.
He was given a job with the Double-A South’s Birmingham Barons to start the 2021 campaign. The White Sox dealt with Pilkington to the Cleveland Indians on July 29, 2021. On November 19, 2021, Pilkington was chosen to join the 40-man roster of the Cleveland Guardians, the team’s new name. He was added to the Opening Day roster, the Guardians revealed on April 2, 2022.
Who Are Konnor Pilkington’s Parents?
Konnor Pilkington’s parents are Mitzy Pilkington and Ron Pilkington. There is nothing else known about them apart from their names.