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Michael Rucker happens to be one of the professional baseball players of the Major League Baseball who plays as a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Mike was born to Jeffry Rucker and Susan Rucker on April 27, 1994, in Columbus, Mississippi in the USA.

Mike had his amateur baseball career at the Auburn Riverside High School in Auburn, Washington and then Gonzaga University where he played college baseball for the Bulldogs in his freshman year. He later got a transfer to Brigham Young University (BYU) and continued to play baseball for the Cougars of the BYU.

During the 2016 MLB draft, he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 11th round of the draft. MIKE signed with the Cubs and was given a signing bonus of $180,000.

He began his professional career after signing with the Cubs by playing with the Arizona League Cubs that season. In December 2019, the Baltimore Orioles selected him in the 2019 Rule 5 draft and returned to the Cubs in March of the following year.

There was no game to be played in 2020 as the minor league season was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In July 2021, the Chicago Cubs promoted him to their active roster and he made his MLB debut that night when they played against the Washington Nationals

Michael Rucker Wife: Is Michael Rucker Married?

Yes. Michael is married. He got married to Sydney Shuman in August 2014.

Who Is Michael Rucker’s Girlfriend?

Michael does not have a girlfriend. He is a married man.

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