Nicholas Peter Senzel was born on June 29, 1995, and is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Prior to playing professionally, Senzel attended the University of Tennessee, where he played college baseball for the Volunteers. The Reds selected him with the second overall selection in the 2016 MLB draft, and he made his major league debut in 2019.
On May 3, 2019, Senzel was called up to the majors by the Reds. He made his major league debut that day at Great American Ballpark, going 1-for-5 two strikeouts, and two walks. Senzel’s first hit was a slow-roller to third that he beat out off the San Francisco Giants’ Tony Watson.
In the following season, Senzel returned to the injured list on August 19 and missed 27 games in August and September for undisclosed reasons. During the pandemic-shortened season, Senzel batted .186/.247/.357 with two home runs and eight RBIs in 23 games.
On June 13, 2021, Senzel was placed on the 60-day injured list with left knee inflammation. On August 15, Senzel was activated from the injured list and optioned to Triple-A Louisville, but days later was returned to the injured list when it was discovered that Senzel’s knee was not healthy enough for him to play.
Nick Senzel does not have any children at the moment, at his age, he is focusing on his career as an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds.