Mitchell Evan Haniger, also known as Mitch Haniger, is an American outfielder who plays for the Seattle Mariners in Major League Baseball. Haniger attended the West Catholic Athletic League’s Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, California.
Haniger was selected by the New York Mets in the 31st round of the 2009 MLB Draft; however, he declined their offer of a contract, instead enrolling at Cal Poly and playing for the Mustangs. In the 2012 MLB Draft, the Milwaukee Brewers picked Haniger.
He agreed to join them, and they gave him a signing bonus of $1.2 million. Haniger was sent to the Brewers’ affiliate in Appleton, Wisconsin, after signing a contract with the team. There, he played in 14 games for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Class A Midwest League. In 2013, he started the season with the Wisconsin Badgers before being promoted to the Class A-Advanced Florida State League’s Brevard County Manatees.
The Brewers traded him to the Arizona Diamondbacks in July 2014. On August 16, 2016, he made his MLB debut after being promoted to the big leagues by the Diamondbacks. The Seattle Mariners acquired him in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks in November 2016, and he has been playing for them ever since.
Is Mitch Haniger Married?
Yes. Mitch Haniger is a married man. He is married to Amanda Gimenez and they have a daughter together.
Who Is Mitch Haniger Wife, Amanda Haniger?
Amanda Gimenez Haniger is known to be the wife of a baseball player, Mitch Haniger. She formerly worked as a teacher’s assistant at Milpitas Unified School District and Cal Poly Children’s Center. At Santa Clara University, she earned a teaching credential and a major in arts in teaching.