Michael Joseph Wacha is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in the United States (MLB).
He has been 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.
Michael Wacha was the second of four children born to Tom and Karen Wacha in Iowa City. Wacha was 6′ 5″ tall, weighed 180 pounds (82 kg), and threw his fastball at speeds ranging from 84 to 88 miles per hour.
Wacha went to Pleasant Grove High School in Texarkana, Texas, and was a member of the baseball and basketball teams there.
Wacha played three years of college baseball for the Texas A&M Aggies while attending Texas A&M University.
The Cardinals selected Wacha in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft, with the 19th overall pick, and signed him for $1.9 million on June 14, 2012.
Wacha was activated by the Cardinals on May 30 and made his major league debut at Busch Stadium against the Kansas City Royals. Wacha started his first Major League playoff game on October 7.
Wacha was signed to a one-year contract by the New York Mets on December 13, 2019, for the 2020 season.
The Tampa Bay Rays signed Wacha to a one-year, $3 million contract. Wacha signed a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox on November 27, 2021, reportedly for $7 million.
Michael Wacha Contract
The Boston Red Sox are Michael Wacha’s current team. He signed a one-year, $7 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, with $7 million guaranteed and a $7 million yearly average pay. Wacha will be paid a base salary of $7,000,000 and a total salary of $7,000,000 in 2022.
Wacha will be paid a base salary of $7,000,000 and a total salary of $7,000,000 in 2022.
Michael Wacha is one of the wealthiest baseball players and one of the most popular. Michael Wacha has a net worth of $1.5 million, according to reports. His cars and other assets are currently unavailable.