Alek Isaac Manoah is a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays in the major leagues of professional baseball in the United States. After graduating from West Virginia University and being picked by the Blue Jays with the 11th overall choice in 2019
Major League Baseball draft, he made his first appearance in Major League Baseball on May 27, 2021. At South Dade High School in Homestead, Florida, he had a batting average of.492 with five home runs and 32 runs batted in as a junior.
In the 2019 Major League Baseball draft, the Toronto Blue Jays selected Mandoah with the 11th overall choice overall. On July 27, 2020,
he made his professional debut with the Vancouver Canadians of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League after signing a contract with the club for $4.55 million.
Manoah made his debut in the main leagues on May 27, 2021, when he was called up to the 40-man roster and given a promotion at the same time.
That day, he made his debut in Major League Baseball against the New York Yankees, and in that game, he collected his first strikeout.
Manoah possesses a four-seam fastball that can reach speeds in the high 90s, a sinker that can reach speeds in the mid-90s, a changeup, and a slider that he picked up by watching Dellin Betances on Rob Friedman’s Twitter account.
What Is Alek Manoah’s Ethnicity?
Manoah comes from Cuba and is bilingual in Spanish and English.