Samuel Timothy Coonrod is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the Philadelphia Phillies.
He used to be a member of the San Francisco Giants. Coonrod grew up in Carrollton, Illinois, after being born in St. Louis, Missouri.
How Tall Is Sam Coonrod?
Sam Coonrod is 1.88 m tall
He attended Carrollton High School, where he was a member of the baseball team that won the state championship his senior year and was the first athlete in school history to have his jersey number honored.
Coonrod played three years of college baseball with the Missouri Valley Conference’s Southern Illinois Salukis after graduating from high school.
In 2012, he was a member of the Quincy Gems, and in 2013, he was a member of the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.
Coonrod was drafted in the fifth round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the San Francisco Giants.
He began his professional career with the Arizona League Giants in 2014 and progressed through the Giants’ farm system until making his major league debut in 2019.
During the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, he struggled, allowing moreover one run per inning pitched and posting a 9.82 ERA in 18 games.
Coonrod was traded throughout the winter and began 2021 as a reliever for the Philadelphia Phillies.