What Happened To Connor Overton?

On July 24, 1993, Connor Danford Overton, an American pitcher, was born. He competes for the Major League Baseball team Cincinnati Reds. He has taken part in MLB games with the Toronto Blue Jays and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Overton was born in Richmond, Virginia, and raised there in the Mechanicsville area. He attended Atlee High School, where he was a relief pitcher and mostly played shortstop.

What Happened To Connor Overton?
What Happened To Connor Overton?

At Old Dominion, Overton played college baseball. The Miami Marlins selected Overton in the fifteenth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. With the Low-A Batavia Muckdogs, Overton made his professional debut, throwing to a 4.71 ERA in 17 appearances.

Overton signed into a minor league agreement with the Washington Nationals organization on July 17, 2015. With a 3.72 ERA in 12 games, he split the rest of the season with the Low-A Auburn Doubledays.

On April 13, 2016, Overton signed a contract with the independent Sioux City Explorers of the American Association of Professional Baseball. Overton and the San Francisco Giants agreed to a minor league contract on August 11, 2016.

Overton and the Cincinnati Reds agreed to a minor league deal on November 17, 2021, after he has previously played for the Lancaster Barnstormers, Toronto Blue Jays, and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Reds pitcher Connor Overton reveals to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com that he has a stress response in his lower back. He anticipates being out of commission for six to eight weeks. In recent weeks, Overton has gained a place in the Cincinnati rotation.