Michael Grove was born on 18 December 1996 in Wheeling, WV, he is a professional Pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Major League Baseball.
Grove committed to WVU after guiding Wheeling Park to state semifinal appearances in 2014 and 2015.
In nine starts during his sophomore season, he was 3-1 with a 2.87 ERA. In 47 innings, he struck out 61 batters and walked 15, while limiting opponents to a.174 batting average.
Grove had a mid-90s fastball and a strong slider before missing the whole 2018 season due to Tommy John’s surgery.
Jimmy Galusky, a former Preston star, and WVU shortstop was taken by the White Sox, while Trey Dawson, a former Hurricane shortstop who played for Kentucky last year, was drafted by the Astros.
Senior pitcher BJ Myers (Rays) and junior second baseman Kyle Gray (Yankees) both signed with their respective organizations.
J.T. Ginn, a high school talent from Mississippi, opted out of signing with the Dodgers and will instead attend Mississippi State.
Michael Grove Salary
Micheal currently earns $590,500 per year, the former Wheeling Park and West Virginia University pitcher Michael Grove signed a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, kicking off his professional career.
Grove, who redshirted last season, was drafted 68th overall by the Los Angeles Angels in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft last month.
The pick-value signing bonus for that position in the draft is at least $917,000, but Grove allegedly earned a bonus of $1,229,500.