Sean William Newcomb (born June 12, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played college baseball at the University of Hartford.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Newcomb in the first round of the 2014 MLB draft, and traded him to the Atlanta Braves in 2015. He made his MLB debut in 2017.
On November 12, 2015, the Angels traded Newcomb, Erick Aybar, Chris Ellis, and cash considerations to the Atlanta Braves for Andrelton Simmons and José Briceño.
The Braves invited Newcomb to spring training, and he spent the 2016 season with the Double A Mississippi Braves. While pitching in the Southern League, he posted 4.6 walks per nine innings with a 3.86 ERA.
In 2021 with the Braves he was 2–0 with one save and a 4.73 ERA, as in 32 relief appearances he pitched 32.1 innings, walked 27 batters, and struck out 43 batters. The Braves finished with an 88–73 record, clinching the NL East, and eventually won the 2021 World Series, giving the Braves their first title since 1995.
Sean Newcomb Salary And Contract
Sean Newcomb signed a 1 year / $900,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $900,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $900,000. In 2022, Newcomb will earn a base salary of $900,000, while carrying a total salary of $900,000. Newcomb’s adjusted salary with the Chicago Cubs is $812,898
Sean Newcomb’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million to $3 million.
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