Sean Bouchard, an American baseball player, is now a member of the Colorado Rockies. First baseman and infielder Bouchard sports the number 12 for his team. He was born on May 16, 1996, in San Diego, California, and is a native of that country.
Bouchard becomes the 24th player trained by current UCLA head coach John Savage and the 87th total UCLA baseball player to make it to the Major Leagues.
As the second UCLA alum to receive his first-ever MLB call-up from the Rockies this week, he joins right-handed pitcher Jake Bird, who coincidentally made his Big League debut on Wednesday afternoon.
In his five professional seasons with the Rockies, Bouchard has posted a.279/.352/.490 slash line. He was selected by Colorado in the ninth round of the 2017 MLB Draft.
When he was promoted, Bouchard had successfully touched base in 25 consecutive games. During that span, which started on April 24, Bouchard batted.398/.496/.828 with 10 home runs, 26 RBIs, and seven stolen bases.
During his 137-game UCLA career, Bouchard batted.289 with 13 home runs and 88 RBIs. In 2016 and 2017, Bouchard served as the primary first baseman for the Bruins and was named to the All-Pac-12 team.
As of 2022, Sean Bouchard receives a base salary of $700,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.