Samuel Thomas Hunter Clay is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Washington Nationals. In 2021, he made his MLB debut.
Clay went to Buford High School, which is located in Buford, Georgia. He enrolled at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he was a member of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets baseball team.
Clay was taken in the fourth round of the 2014 MLB draft as a draft-eligible sophomore by the Minnesota Twins.
From 2014 to 2019, Clay pitched in the Twins’ minor league system. He was a non-roster invitee to Minnesota’s 60-man player pool in 2020, working out at CHS Field in St. Paul’s alternate training location.
Clay was never signed to a major – roster by the Twins, and after the 2020 season, he became a minor league free agency.
Clay was signed to a major league contract by the Washington Nationals on November 18, 2020, making him a member of a major league squad for the first time in his career.
Clay was promoted to the major leagues for the first time on April 6, 2021. The next day, he made his MLB debut against the Atlanta Braves, pitching a shutout inning.
Clay is known for throwing a lot of groundballs and rarely allowing home runs. He has a sinking fastball and an above-average curveball in his pitching arsenal.
How Old Is Sam Clay?
Sam Clay is 28 years old. He was born on June 21, 1993.