Tejay Antone, born Tejay Anthony Antone is one of the professional baseball players with the Cincinnati Reds baseball team of Major League Baseball(MLB). Tejay plays as a pitcher for the team and earns a salary of $720,000 per year from the Reds.
Tejay played baseball amateurly in high school at Mansfield Legacy High School in Mansfield, Texas. The New York Mets drafted him in the 22nd round of the 2012 MLB draft but he did not sign with them and chose to play college baseball for the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs at the Texas Christian University.
Tejay got transferred to Weatherford College in 2014 where he continued his baseball career till he graduated that year. After University, he was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 5th round of the 2014 MLB draft. He signed with the Reds and made his professional debut that year playing for both the Arizona League Reds and the Billings Mustangs.
During the 2016 minor league season, Tejay was assigned to play with the Daytona Tortugas and the Louisville Bats. The Reds added him to their 40–man roster after the 2019 season. He was promoted to the major leagues in 2020 and he made his MLB debut on July 27, 2020, when the Reds played against the Chicago Cubs.
Meet Tejay Antone’s Sister, Tiffany
Tejay Antone has an elder sister called Tiffany Antone. Tiffany is an indie-pop singer and songwriter and supports her younger brother, Tejay in his baseball career.