Spencer Strider is a professional baseball player born October 28, 1998, in Columbus, Ohio in the United States of America. He plays as a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves baseball team and has been with them since 2020.
Spencer played baseball for the Christian Academy of Knoxville in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 2017, the Cleveland Indians selected him in the 35th round of the 2017 MLB draft, but he did not sign with them and decided to play college baseball for the Clemson Tigers at the Clemson University.
During his time in college, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2018. He could not play in a game during the 2019 season because of an injury he had and he had to undergo surgery.
The Atlanta Braves drafted him during the 2020 MLB draft when he got back from rehab. He signed with the Braves and began his professional career that very season playing for the Augusta GreenJackets, the Rome Braves, the Mississippi Braves, and the Gwinnett Stripers.
The Braves put him on their active roster in October 2021 and he made his MLB debut that night when they played against the New York Mets. The Braves added him to their 2022 Opening Day roster for the 2022 season.
How Tall Is Spencer Strider?
Spencer Strider is 1.83m tall.