The Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball field has outfielder Kyle Alexander Lewis from the United States as one of its players. Lewis completed his education at Shiloh High School in Snellville, Georgia. Baseball and basketball were two of his high school sports.
He chose to play baseball over basketball while attending Mercer University and playing for the Bears in college. He was selected as the baseball player of the year for the Southern Conference and shared the Gregg Olson Award, which was given to the college baseball player of the year in 2015.
In 2016, he was also given the Division I National Player of the Year honours by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Baseball America. He also received the Southern Conference Baseball Player of the Year award for the second consecutive year.
With the eleventh overall pick in the 2016 MLB Draft, Lewis was chosen by the Seattle Mariners. He only participated in 30 games with the Everett AquaSox in his rookie season as a professional due to a right ACL injury. Both the Modesto Nuts and the AZL Mariners used him in 2017.
He took part in matches for the Arkansas Travelers and Modesto in 2018. He was promoted to the majors by the Mariners on September 10, 2019, and he played in his first MLB game that same day. Since 2001, no Mariners player had won the American League Rookie of the Year honour until Lewis did so in 2020.
Kyle Lewis Parents: Meet Ruth Lewis and Charles Lewis
Kyle Lewis is the son of Ruth Lewis and Charles Lewis. His parents have been very supportive of his baseball career.