Paul Alan Campbell was born on July 26, 1995, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball. He is 6 feet tall. He made his MLB debut in 2021.
Campbell graduated from Malden Catholic High School in Malden, Massachusetts, in 2014. He attended Clemson University, where he played college baseball for the Clemson Tigers from 2015 through 2017.
The Tampa Bay Rays selected Campbell in the 21st round of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. Campbell finished 2019 with the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits, pitching to an 8–4 win-loss record and a 3.36 earned run average (ERA) with 63 strikeouts across 85+2⁄3 innings pitched in 16 appearances.
Through the 2019 season, Campbell had a career of 3.12 ERA through 233+1⁄3 minor league innings in three years in the Rays’ minor league system. The Miami Marlins selected Campbell from the Rays in the 2020 Rule 5 draft.
Campbell made the Marlins’ Opening Day roster for the 2021 season. On April 3, 2021, Campbell made his MLB debut in relief against the Tampa Bay Rays. He started his first MLB game on May 1.
On May 3, 2021, Campbell was suspended 80 games after violating MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone.
Campbell has never divulged any information about his parents, he is a very private person who likes to keep his personal life away from media attention.