Michael King was the 261st and final player to make his major league debut in 2019 when he pitched two innings for the New York Yankees against the Texas Rangers on September 27 in a 14-7 victory.
King made his major league debut after four years in the Miami Marlins and New York Yankees organizations.
In 2018, he went 11-5 as a starter with an ERA of 1.79. king made an appearance in only 11 games at four minor league levels before reaching the majors in 2019, as he was injured for much of the season.
After the 2017 season, he was traded to the Yankees in exchange for 1B Garrett Cooper and P Caleb Smith.
King split his time between the Yankees and their alternate training facility during the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, throwing in 9 games, including 4 starts, and accruing 26 2/3 innings.
He had a record of 1-2, 7.76, and pitched two innings in Game 3 of the Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays on October 7 in an 8-4 defeat.
In 2021, he played more games in the top leagues, making 6 starts in 22 games while serving as a swingman once more.
Michael King Contract
The New York Yankees and Michael King agreed to a one-year, $722,500 contract, with a $722,500 guaranteed sum.
Michael King Salary
Michael King earns an annual salary of $722,500. King’s base pay in 2022 will be $722,500.
Michael King Net Worth
Michael King has a net worth estimation of $500,000.