Payton Anthony Henry was born on June 24, 1997, he is an American professional baseball catcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2021.
Henry made his professional debut after signing with the Rookie-level Arizona League Brewers, hitting .256 with 17 RBIs over 24 games. In 2017, Henry played with the Helena Brewers of the Rookie-level Pioneer League where he batted .242 with seven home runs and 33 RBIS over 55 games.
He spent the 2018 season with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Class A Midwest League, with whom he was named an All-Star and slashed .234/.327/.380 with ten home runs and 41 RBIs over 98 games. He was awarded a Gold Glove after the season.
In 2019, he spent the year with the Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, earning All-Star honors and batting .242 with 14 home runs and 75 RBIs over 121 games.
On July 30, 2021, Henry was traded to the Miami Marlins in exchange for John Curtiss. He was then assigned to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp of the Triple-A East. Over 71 games with Biloxi, Nashville, and Jacksonville, Henry hit .266/.351/.390 with six home runs and 27 RBIs.
On September 17, Miami selected Henry’s contract and promoted him to the active roster to make his MLB debut that night. He started at catcher and collected one hit, a double, over four at-bats versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. Henry had 15 at-bats for the Marlins in 2021 in which he collected four hits.
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