How old is Michael Wacha?
Michael Wacha is 30 years old. He was born on July 1, 1991
Michael Joseph Wacha is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in the United States.
He was a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets, and Tampa Bay Rays in the past. He was a member of the Texas A&M Aggies baseball team in college.
The Cardinals picked Wacha in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft out of Texas A&M University.
On May 30, 2013, he made his major league debut after a year in the minors.
Wacha won the 2013 National League Championship Series Most Valuable Player Award after allowing one run and eight hits in his first 21 postseason innings thrown, following a successful regular season.
Michael Wacha was the second of four children born to Tom and Karen Wacha in Iowa City, Iowa.
Charlie is his older brother, Lucas is his younger brother, and Brette is his younger sister. He grew up rooting for the Chicago Cubs.
Wacha’s family relocated from Iowa City to Texarkana, Texas, when he was three years old.
Wacha was initially noticed pitching in an American Legion game by his future college coach, Rob Childress; Wacha’s father was the coach and his sister was the batgirl.
Dusty Rogers, Wacha’s uncle, pitched in the Cincinnati Reds organization from 1984 to 1988.