Nicholas Blake Solak is a Major League Baseball second baseman and outfielder for the Texas Rangers (MLB). In 2019, he made his MLB debut.
On 11 January 1995, Solak was born in Woodridge, Illinois. A community health and substance misuse prevention specialist,
Roseann’s father Mark worked for Motorola for 30 years. Solak was a lifelong Chicago White Sox fan growing up in the suburbs outside of the Windy City.
His favourite players were Scott Podsednik, Paul Konerko, and Mark Buehrle, among others. Solak was a member of the Louisville Cardinals’ collegiate baseball team from 2014 to 2016.
As a freshman, he was named College Freshman All-American, and as a junior, he was chosen to the second team.
He was a member of the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod League during the summer of 2015. A.926 on-base percentage and 10 home runs, 94 RBI, and 36 stolen bases were among Solak’s final collegiate stats.
The New York Yankees selected Solak in the second round of the 2016 MLB draft and signed him to a contract for $5 million.
In 2016, he debuted with the Staten Island Yankees as a professional baseball player. The entire season, Solak batted over.300 with the Tampa Yankees 2017.
For the three teams, the New York Yankees traded Solak to the Tampa Bay Rays in a deal that occurred in 2018.
Nick Solak Salary
Nick Solak makes an annual salary of $720,000.
nick solak signed a one year contract with the Texas Rangers worth $720,000