Max Fried is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Atlanta Braves (MLB). In the 2012 Major League Baseball draft, he was selected by the San Diego Padres in the first round, seventh overall.
Max Dorian Fried, also known as Maximus, was born on January 18, 1994 (age 28) in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is the Jewish middle son of Carrie Fried and Jonathan Fried.
On High Holidays, he went to the synagogue and had a bar mitzvah. Jake Fried, his younger brother, was also a pitcher at the University of Arizona.
In 2017, he made his big league debut. His 17 victories in 2019 ranked second in the National League, while his seven wins in 2020 ranked second again.
He also earned the NL Gold Glove Award and the Fielding Bible Award as a pitcher in 2020, and he was chosen to the All-MLB First Team. Fried had the second-lowest win-loss percentage of any Braves career leader by 2021, at.690.
Max Fried was dating Rose Lavelle, whom he met at a secret hangout on one of Max’s friend’s birthdays. Rose Lavelle, his future wife, is a professional soccer player for the OL Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League and the United States national team.
Max Fried, on the other hand, ranked second in win-loss % until 2021. (.690; behind Russ Ortiz and ahead of Greg Maddux). Fried’s four-seam fastball has a fastball velocity of 94–96 mph.
He also throws a 74 mph “plus” curveball (modeled after Sandy Koufax’s), an 84 mph slider (since 2019), a 93 mph sinker, and an 84 mph change-up.
How Much Does Max Fried Make?
Max Fried currently earns an annual salary of $6,500,000 pitching for the Atlanta Braves.