American professional baseball outfielder Kyle Daniel Tucker was born in the United States on January 17, 1997. He now plays for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball.
Tucker was chosen by the Astros as the fifth overall choice in the first round of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. He did not make his debut in the MLB until 2018. Henry B.
Plant High School is located in Tampa, Florida, and Tucker was a member of the school’s baseball team when he was there. He made an appearance at the All-American Classic that was hosted by Perfect Game.
Tucker received the Gatorade Player of the Year award for the state of Florida. In the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, the Houston Astros picked Tucker as the fifth overall choice despite the fact that he was widely anticipated to be taken in the first round of the draft. On June 15 he signed the contract.
Tucker played for Rookie-level Greeneville Astros in 2016 and Class AA Corpus Christi Hooks in 2017. He got promoted to the Houston Astros on July 7, 2018. Tucker hit.285/.360/.438 with 32 steals, 9 homers, and 69 RBIs in 2016. He hit.274/.346/.528 with 25 homers and 90 RBIs in 2017.
As a member of the Houston Astros in 2018, Tucker had a batting average of.141,236 and.203 in 72 at-bats, and in 2019, he had a batting average of.266/.350/.555/.905 with 34 home runs, and 97 RBIs, and 30 stolen bases.
He hit.268/.325/.512 with six triples (leading the American League), nine home runs and 42 RBIs in 209 at-bats in 2020 when the season was reduced to 60 games.
He also stole eight bases. Before turning 25, only two other Astros had hit 30 home runs in a season with less than 25 hits.
How Tall Is Kyle Tucker?
He stands at a height of 1.93 meters.