Michael Wacha is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He previously played for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets, and Tampa Bay Rays. He played college baseball for the Texas A&M Aggies.
The Cardinals chose Wacha in the first round with the nineteenth generally speaking determination of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft and marked him for $1.9 million on June 14, 2012.
His draft opening initially had a place with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, who, after marking Albert Pujols as a free specialist, gave up it to the Cardinals.
Cardinals overseer of exploring Dan Kantrovitz anticipated Wacha as a future starter for the Cardinals whose size and serious nature drew great correlations with right-handers Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright.
Wacha rose rapidly through the lower levels. The Cardinals initially allocated Wacha to the Gulf Coast League (Rookie League) Cardinals, then, at that point, elevated him to the Palm Beach Cardinals in the Florida State League lastly to the Springfield Cardinals of the Double-A Texas League before the 2012 season finished.
In 21 innings pitched between the three levels, he struck out 40 hitters, permitted only eight hits, four strolls, and two runs (a 0.86 procured run normally).
With Springfield, he pitched eight innings, struck out 17 hitters, and permitted only one grand slam.
Michael Wacha Children: Does Michael Wacha Have Any Kids?
Michael Wacha has no children yet. Wacha and his wife, Sarah, married in November 2020. They reside in Jupiter, Florida.
Michael Wacha Parents: Meet Tom Wacha and Karen Wacha
The only known information on Michael’s parents is their names which is Tom Wacha, his father, and Karen Wacha, his mother. Both parents were a part of his life and supported him throughout his career.