Manuel Bañuelos was born on March 13, 1991, he is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He has previously played in MLB for the Atlanta Braves, Chicago White Sox, and New York Yankees, and in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) for the Fubon Guardians.
In 2008, the New York Yankees signed four players, including Bañuelos and Alfredo Aceves, from the Mexican League for $450,000. Bañuelos participated in the All-Star Futures Game in 2009.
On June 18, 2020, Bañuelos signed with the Fubon Guardians of the Chinese Professional Baseball League. He posted a 6–3 record, 2.60 ERA, and 62 strikeouts across 9 starts in his first season with the club.
On December 17, 2020, Bañuelos re-signed with the Guardians for the 2021 season. He was released on July 5, 2021, in order to play with Team Mexico at the 2020 Summer Olympics (contested in 2021). He finished the 2021 season with a 2.94 ERA and 1.33 WHIP over 49 innings pitched.
On January 10, 2022, Bañuelos signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees organization. He began the 2022 season with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, and had a 2.35 ERA through 30+2⁄3 innings. The Yankees promoted him to the major leagues on May 26.
Bañuelos pitched in four games for the Yankees, recording a 2.16 ERA. The Yankees designated him for assignment on June 28 to make room on the active roster for JP Sears. The Yankees traded Bañuelos to the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash considerations on July 3, 2022.
Manny Bañuelos Contract and Salary
Manny Banuelos signed a 1 year / $700,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $700,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $700,000.
In 2022, Banuelos will earn a base salary of $700,000, while carrying a total salary of $700,000. Banuelos’s adjusted salary with the Pittsburgh Pirates is $349,986
Manny Bañuelos Net Worth
Manny Bañuelos has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.