Who is Miguel Amaya?
Miguel Antonio Amaya, a Panamanian professional baseball catcher with the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball, was born on March 9, 1999 in Chitré, Panama.
In July 2015, Amaya signed as an international free agent with the Chicago Cubs. He debuted professionally in 2016, hitting .245 with one home run and 22 RBIs in 58 games with the Dominican Summer League Cubs.
Amaya spent 2017 with the Eugene Emeralds, where he hit .228/.266/.338 with three home runs and 26 RBIs in 58 games, and 2018 with the South Bend Cubs, where he hit .256/.349/.403 with 12 home runs and 52 RBIs in 116 games, earning Midwest League All-Star honors.
He was chosen to play in the All-Star Futures Game that year.
Amaya batted .235/.351/.402 with 11 home runs and 57 RBIs in 99 games with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in 2019.
For the second year in a row, he was named to the All-Star Futures Game. Following the season, he was selected to play for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League.
Following the 2019 season, Amaya was added to Chicago’s 40–man roster. He did not play in a minor league game in 2020 since the minor league season was canceled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
In the offseason of 2021-22, he underwent Tommy John’s surgery.
How Tall Is Miguel Amaya?
Miguel Amaya’s height is 1.88 m