One of the professional baseball players currently with the Houston Astros baseball team is Cartier Niko Goodrum. He plays as a utility player for the team and earns $2.1 million per year from the team.
He was born and raised in Georgia where he had his high school amateur baseball career at Fayette County High School in Fayetteville, Georgia. His parents are Tim Goodrum and Connie Goodrum. He was born on February 28, 1992.
He was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 2010 during the 2nd round of the 2010 MLB draft. He signed with the Twins for a $514,800 signing bonus. He made his professional debut that year with the Gulf Coast Twins of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League.
He was with the Elizabethton Twins of the Rookie-level Appalachian League in 2011 and played for the Cedar Rapids Kernels of the Class A Midwest League in 2013. He played for the Fort Myers Miracle of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League the following season.
Niko played for both the Fort Myers and the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class AA Southern League in the 2015 minor league season. He was assigned in 2017 to play with the Rochester Red Wings of the Class AAA International League and was promoted that season to the major leagues on September 1 2017.
He made his MLB deon but September 2, 2017, for the Twins. He elected free agency on November 6 2017 and signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers in November that year. He signed with the Houston Astros in March 2022.
How Tall Is Niko Goodrum?
Niko Goodrum is 1.91 m tall.