Nick Wittgren is an American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Miami Marlins and Cleveland Indians.
The Miami Marlins drafted Nick in the ninth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. After his MLB draft, he started the 2013 season with the Jupiter Hammerheads and was promoted to the Double-A Jacksonville Suns.
Nick was named the Minor League Relief Pitcher of the Year by the staff of MiLB.com.
Wittgren got back to Jacksonville in 2014. He showed up in 52 games and had a 3.55 ERA, 20 saves, and 56 strikeouts over 66 innings.
He again got back to Jacksonville to begin 2015 however was elevated to the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs after two games.
The Marlins elevated Wittgren to Major Leagues on April 19, 2016.
In his first Major League appearance, he strolled the main hitter he faced, Anthony Rendon. Rendon later scored on Bryce Harper’s huge home run.
He spent the season in the Marlins warm-up area, showing up in 48 games. He had a 3.14 ERA in 51+2⁄3 innings.
The following season he invested energy between the AAA level and the Marlins bullpen, showing up in 38 games with a 4.68 ERA in 42+1⁄3 innings.
Nick Wittgren Children: Does Nick Wittgren Have Kids?
Professional baseball player Nick Wittgren and his lovely wife, Ashley WIttgren have two sons together named Jackson Alexander Wittgren and Camden Wittgren. Their second son named Camden was welcomed in April 2021.