Martín Maldonado Age: How Old Is Martín Maldonado?

Martin Benjamin Maldonado Valdés is a professional baseball catcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).

He has previously played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels, and Kansas City Royals. Maldonado was chosen by the Angels in the 27th round of the 2004 MLB Draft.

Martín Maldonado Age: How Old Is Martín Maldonado?
Martín Maldonado Age: How Old Is Martín Maldonado?

He made his major league debut in 2011 with the Brewers. In 2017, he received a Fielding Bible Award and a Gold Glove Award.



After a season in which Maldonado batted.172, the New York Times called him “perhaps the worst hitter in baseball” in October 2021, and Sports Illustrated said that he “very probably could be the worst-hitting daily player in MLB history.”

During the 2004 Major League Baseball draft, Maldonado was selected by the Anaheim Angels in the 27th round. That year, he batted for the Arizona League Angels, a team for rookies. It was his first season playing professionally.

Maldonado was exchanged by the Cubs for outfielder Tony Kemp by the Houston Astros on July 31, 2019. In Game 2 of the World Series, against Washington Nationals reliever Javy Guerra, he blasted the first home run of his professional career. The result was a 12–3 Houston loss.

How Old Is Martín Maldonado?

Martin Maldonado was born in Puerto Rico on August 16, 1986, and he is currently 35 years old.