Matthew George Manning (born January 28, 1998) is an American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (MLB). He was chosen by the Tigers in the first round of the 2016 MLB draft.
Manning graduated from Sacramento’s Sheldon High School. He played baseball and basketball in high school and pondered abandoning baseball after his freshman year to focus on basketball.
In his junior year, he began to concentrate on his pitching. His fastball could hit 99 miles per hour (159 km/h) during his senior year when he had a 1.91 ERA with 77 strikeouts in 40+13 innings thrown. He committed to play collegiate baseball and basketball at Loyola Marymount University.
Manning was promoted to the main leagues for the first time on June 15, 2021, and made his MLB debut on June 17 as the starting pitcher against the Los Angeles Angels. Manning took the loss in his debut after pitching five innings, giving two runs, and striking out three.
Rich Manning, who played in the National Basketball Association, is Manning’s father. His older brother, Ryan, was an Air Force Falcons basketball player, and his younger brother, Jake, is a Georgetown College volleyball player.
Matt is presently unattached. He is not in a relationship. We don’t know anything about his prior relationships or previous engagements. He has no child as well, according to our records.