Miguel Antonio Amaya (born March 9, 1999) is a Panamanian professional baseball catcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Amaya signed with the Chicago Cubs as an international free agent in July 2015. He made his professional debut in 2016 with the Dominican Summer League Cubs where he hit .245 with one home run and 22 RBIs in 58 games.
Amaya played 2017 with the Eugene Emeralds where he slashed .228/.266/.338 with three home runs and 26 RBIs in 58 games, and spent 2018 with the South Bend Cubs, earning Midwest League All-Star honors and slashing .256/.349/.403 with 12 home runs and 52 RBIs in 116 games. He was selected to play in that year’s All-Star Futures Game.
Amaya spent 2019 with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, batting .235/.351/.402 with 11 home runs and 57 RBIs over 99 games. He was also selected to the All-Star Futures Game for the second consecutive year. He was selected to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Mesa Solar Sox following the season.
Amaya was added to Chicago’s 40–man roster following the 2019 season. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. He is to undergo Tommy John surgery in the 2021-22 offseason.
Miguel Amaya Salary And Contract
Miguel Amaya currently earns a salary of $570,000 per year.
Miguel Amaya’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.
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