Sonny Gray is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, and Cincinnati Reds.
Game 5 starter Bartolo Colón was replaced by Gray in an unexpected move. Gray pitched 5+ innings against Justin Verlander, allowing 6 hits and 3 runs, and taking the loss in a 3–0 game.
First Opening Day start: March 31, 2014, against the Cleveland Indians despite having never before been on an Opening Day roster. He went 4-1 with a 1.76 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 41.0 innings thrown over six starts in April, including his first complete-game shutout.
For the first time in his career, he was selected American League Pitcher of the Month for his early success. The next month, he was named the American League Pitcher of the Month for the month of July.
Sonny earned the Athletics’ third straight postseason berth on the final day of the regular season by defeating the Texas Rangers in a complete game. They would lose the 2014 AL Wild Card Game against the Kansas City Royals in extra innings.
Sonny Gray Children: Who Is Sonny Gray Son, Gunnar Carmack Gray?
Professional baseball pitcher Sonny Gray has two children. One of his children is named Gunnar Carmack. He welcomed Carmack together with his wife Jessica.
Gunnar Carmack’s family includes Jessica Gray and Katie Gray (Aunts), Jesse Gray and Cindy Gray (grandparents), and Celtain Craig and Donovan Craig (Uncles).