The New York Mets’ Jacob Seth Lugo is a Major League Baseball pitcher. This year’s World Baseball Classic saw him compete for Puerto Rico’s national team, where he finished second.
The New York Mets selected Lugo in the 34th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball amateur draft. Centenary Gentlemen were his college baseball team.
Additionally, Lugo has spent time with the Brooklyn Cyclones, St. Lucie Mets, Binghamton Mets, and the Las Vegas 51s, among other minor league organizations.
On July 1, 2016, Lugo debuted against the Chicago Cubs. He had a 2.67 ERA and a 5–2 record. Lugo missed the 2017 season after damaging an ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm while representing Puerto Rico in the WBC.
On July 15, 2017, Lugo homered against the Colorado Rockies. On August 15, Lugo was placed on the injured list with a pitching shoulder impingement.
On August 27, he returned, pitching 3+2/3 innings with 5 strikeouts. Lugo has a 5.15 ERA, a 3-4 record, and 47 strikeouts in 36.2 innings in 2020.
Seth was a three-sport star in high school, competing in football as a punter, soccer as a goalie, and track as a high jumper.
How Much Does Seth Lugo Make?
The New York Mets signed Seth Lugo to a one-year, $2,925,000 deal, with a $2,925,000 guarantee and an average yearly salary of $2,925,000. In 2022, Lugo’s base salary will be $2,925,000, with an additional $2,925,000 in bonus pay.